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Eligible applicants for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program include state and/or local governmental units, academia (Universities and Colleges), and non-profit organizations, including producer associations, community-based organizations and other specialty crop stakeholders.

The 2025 application will be posted in January.  

 

Important Dates

January 2025

Application Posted

January 2025

Draft application deadline for NCSCBGP Staff feedback

March 2025 

Final Application deadline.

Who is Eligible?

State and/or Local governmental units, Academia (Universities, Colleges, Local School Systems) and Non-Profit Organizations.  Producer Associations, Community-Based Organizations and other Specialty Crop Stakeholders may be eligible as single or combined entities.

What defines a “specialty crop”?

The USDA provides a list of eligible and ineligible crops.

Important USDA Materials

Learn more about the SCBG Program

What costs are allowed?

Current & Past USDA & State Funded Projects