Grant Webinars

U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service grant funding to support local and regional food markets and enterprises; value-added agricultural products; and research, production, and marketing for U.S. agricultural products.

AMS will host webinars to help applicants understand the application process and requirements including eligibility.

Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives (DBI) New Applicant Webinar

When: Aug 10, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: USDA announced $1.8 million is available to establish at least one new regionally located dairy business innovation initiative in a geographic location that is not currently covered by the existing initiatives. This webinar will discuss the application requirements for new initiative applicants. For more information, please see the 2021 Request for Applications – New Initiatives (pdf).

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

MPIRG Applicant Webinar

When: Jul 13, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Meat and Poultry Inspection Readiness Program (MPIRG) Applicant Webinar

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Grants.gov Training Webinar

Grants.gov is the website federal grant-making agencies use to post grant funding opportunities and where the public can find and apply for those opportunities. The goal of the presentation is to provide information on how to use the Grants.gov website to apply for AMS grant programs.

Topics covered in the presentation include how to register in Dun & Bradstreet, track a submitted application, find (search) for funding opportunities and apply for those opportunities.

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Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP) Applicant Webinar

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 2:00-3:00 pm EST

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the availability of $76.9 million in grant funds to support the development, coordination and expansion of local and regional food markets, enterprises and producer-to-consumer marketing.

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Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) Applicant Webinar

Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST

Learn more about how to apply for RFSP grant funds to support partnerships that connect public and private resources to plan and develop local or regional food systems.

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