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California Department of Food and Agriculture Accepting Proposals for Specialty Crop Block Grants

by Noah Lakritz |

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting proposals for the 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP). This one-time additional funding from the federal government to state departments of agriculture addresses COVID-19 impacts on the food system.

The SCBGP funds projects that improve the performance of California specialty crops within local, domestic, national, and international markets. Eligible applicants include nonprofit and for-profit organizations; local, state, federal, and tribal government entities; and public and private colleges and universities. For more information and to access application materials, visit: Contact CDFA’s Office of Grants Administration by leaving a message at (916) 657-3231 or by emailing with any questions about the program.