Department of Agriculture: Value Added Producer Grants

by:

The United States Department of Agriculture is federal executive department that is primarily responsible for the development and execution of the US federal government policies regarding food, farming and agriculture.

The work of the Department of Agriculture revolves around the idea of attending to the needs of farmers and ranchers, as well as the promotion of agricultural trade and production while simultaneously assuring food safety, protecting natural resources in the country and the rest of world.

In line with its agency objectives, the Department of Agriculture has recently established the Value-Added Producer Grants program, otherwise known as VAPG.

The Value-Added Producer Grants program is geared towards helping the Independent Producers of Agricultural Commodities, Agriculture Producer Groups, Farmer and Rancher Cooperatives, and Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Business Ventures in developing techniques that would create marketing opportunities and establish business plans involving viable marketing opportunities that involve the production of bio-based products from agricultural commodities.   (continued...)

Department of Agriculture: Value Added Producer Grants
  Page 2

About The Author

Michael Saunders is an editor of TopGovernmentGrants.com one the the most comprehensive Websites offering information on government grants and federal government programs.

He also maintains Websites providing resources on environmental grants and grants for youth programs.




Additional Government Grants Resources


Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program Groups
In line with this mission, the National Institutes of Health has recently collaborated with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in an attempt to establish the Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program Groups (MBCCOP).


Down Payment Assistance Loan for First Time Home Buyers in New York
In line with this, The State of New York Mortgage Agency has been running the Down Payment Assistance Loan Program (DPAL) wherein it intends to help first time home buyers overcome the setbacks brought about by down payments and closing costs.


National Science Foundation's Smart Health and Wellbeing Program
The National Science Foundation has constituted the development of the Smart Health and Wellbeing (SHB) Program wherein they intend to address scientific and technical issues that would pave the way towards the transformation of the healthcare process from being rather reactive and hospital centered into becoming preventive, proactive, evidence-based, patient-centered and focused on the wellbeing of the person rather than his/her disease.


Government Grants Within The United States Humanities Sector
The field of humanities employs methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as differentiated from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences.


Summer Seminars and Institutes Program
The National Endowment for the Humanities has recently established the Summer Seminars and Institutes Program wherein it aims to provide support to faculty development programs in the field of the humanities for school, college, and university teachers.


Zambia Economic Resilience Program for Improved Food Security
The Zambia Economic Resilience Program for Improved Food Security is designed to implement innovative techniques and approaches that would hopefully enable the community's most vulnerable and poor rural families to improve food security by strengthening their economic resilience.


Small Business Administration's Portable Assistance Program
The Small Business Administration has established the Portable Assistance Program wherein they seek to provide grants to Small Business Development Lead Centers that provide services to small businesses in an effort to increase the success of small business establishments and their viability in certain communities where economic hardship is apparent and is attributable to the impact of a major disaster.







Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Europe-wide Call to Support Social Enterprises


Social enterprise leaders throughout Europe are urging local authorities to use their powers to help the third sector grow. DuringĀ a two-day European Commission event in Strasbourg, councils in member states are called upon to use a variety of methods to support the sector.




Social Services Jobs in Maine

  Education Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Program Director Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Conservation Stewardship Program | Historic Preservation Fund Grants-In-Aid | Maglev Project Selection Program SAFETEA-LU | Rehabilitation Training_Continuing Education | Marine Sanctuary Program |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2021 Copyright Michael Saunders