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 closed.
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.