The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of $3,000,000, in competitive grant funds for the FY 2014 Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grants (SSDPG) program as authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 201 4. We are requesting proposals from applicants who will
provide technical assistance to small, socially-disadvantaged agricultural producers in rural areas.
Eligible applicants include Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, and Cooperative Development Centers.
The maximum award per grant is $200,00 0. The grant period is limited to a one-year timeframe.