Grants

Jeanne Maxwell, Esq.
Director of Grants Development & Compliance
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
Room 216
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Phone:  (404) 657-1584
Email:  Jeanne.Maxwell@agr.georgia.gov

The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) administers numerous federal grants and cooperative agreements through its various departmental divisions.  There are also numerous federal/state grants and loans available (not administered by GDA) that applicants can independently apply for.  The list below is not all-inclusive, but is a good starting point for agricultural-related grant/loan research.  Please click on the desired link for more information.

 

 FOR INFORMATION ON THE SPAY-NEUTER GRANT PROGRAM, PLEASE GO TO www.agr.georgia.gov/dcsgp.aspx

 

THE 2012 USDA/AMS SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED.  THE 2013 USDA/AMS SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM'S REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN MARCH 2013. 

2012 USDA/AMS SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

  • Post-Award Audio and Visual Presentation
  • Post-Award Questions and Answers

 2011-14 GDA/SCBG Sub-Grantee Procedures Manual (Includes Subgrantee Performance Report Due Dates)

 2012-15 GDA/SCBG Sub-Grantee Procedures Manual  (Includes Subgrantee Performance Report Due Dates)

 

MISCELLANEOUS GRANT RESEARCH SOURCES:

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE:
Agricultural Marketing Service                    

Farm Service Agency                                  

  • Farm loan assistance; Commodity Credit Corporation; community loans; conservation programs; disaster assistance

Foreign Agricultural Service/Market Development            

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass

National Institute of Food and Agriculture  

USDA-NIFA Family & Small Farms

 

Natural Resources Conservation Service       

Rural Development                                        

  • Rural Funding Sources
  • Value-Added Producer Grants

USDA Rural Development State Offices

RURAL INFORMATION CENTER - NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY:  www.start2farm.gov/

 

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY:

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

                                             
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Grant Opportunities

 U.S. Small Business Administration

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