2014 Sheep Production and Marketing Grant Program

The Sheep Production and Marketing Grant Program (SPMGP) is authorized under section 12102 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill) (P.L 113-79) that amends Subtitle A of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C.

1621 et seq) by adding section 209, Sheep Production and Marketing Grant

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Program.The SPMG provides funds on a competitive basis to national organizations whose mission is to strengthen and enhance the production and marketing of sheep and sheep products in the United States including the improvement of infrastructure business, resource development, and the development of innovative approaches to solve long-term needs.

Only national organizations with similar missions may apply.

Approximately $ 1. 5 million in grant funds are available for fiscal year 201 4. Eligible organizations include national organizations whose mission is to strengthen and enhance the production and marketing of sheep and sheep products in the United States.

This can be done through projects that focus on the improvement of infrastructure, business, resource development, and the development of innovative approaches to solve long-term needs.

Competitive proposals must focus solely on strengthening and enhancing the production and marketing of sheep and sheep products in the United States.

Proposals that benefit one business or individual will not be considered for this program.SPMGP’s enabling legislation authorizes projects for:• Improvement of• Infrastructure;• Business; and• Resource development; and• The development of innovative approaches to solve long-term needsAll proposals must fall within one or more of the above categories.Applications are due in Grants.gov by 5:00 pm Eastern Time on August 27, 201 4.
Related Programs

Sheep Production and Marketing Grant Program

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Agricultural Marketing Service

Estimated Funding: $1,500,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
SPMGP Web site

Additional Information of Eligibility:
For the purposes of AMS SPMGP, a National entity is a national organization whose mission is to strengthen and enhance the production and marketing of sheep and sheep products in the United States including the improvement of infrastructure business, resource development, and the development of innovative approaches to solve long-term needs.

Only national organizations with similar missions may apply.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/SPMGP

Contact:
Kenneth PayneDirectorPhone 202-720-5705

Agency Email Description:
http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/SPMGP

Agency Email:
Kenneth.Payne@ams.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2014-07-28

Application Due Date:
2014-08-27

Archive Date:
2014-10-31



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