NC SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

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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 2023 Application Cycle is open. 

Grant Application Due Date: 

Friday, March 3, 2023

5:00pm EST  

 

Important Dates

January 6, 2023- Application Posted

January 25, 2023- Draft application deadline for NCSCBGP Staff feedback

March 3, 2023 by 5pm- 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