Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program

Funder Name or Agency: USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Funding Sources: Federal Agency
Elligible Entities: Individual / General Public, Non-Profit Organization, College or School
Funding Amount: $1300000
Deadline: April 9, 2019
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USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture is accepting applications for the Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program. FBMB provides grants up to $500,000 to improve farm management knowledge and skills of individuals directly involved in production agriculture. Specifically, this involves maintaining and expanding the farm financial management database and expanding farm management and producer-association partnerships, as well as funding projects that demonstrate data collection, data sharing, improving information access, or improving producers’ abilities to successfully manage their agricultural operations through periods of high risk, volatility, and financial stress.
Applications are due by April 9, 2019.