Resource: MDA 2013 Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program
Title: MDA 2013 Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program
Resource type: Grant/loan
Topics: Agriculture, Ecosystems, Energy, Land Use
Keywords: sustainable, agriculture, MDA, grant, conservation, farms
Audience: All
Region: Minnesota Statewide
Summary: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for its 2013 Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program, which promotes environmental stewardship and conservation of resources and strives to improve profitability and quality of life on farms and in rural areas. The deadline for submitting completed applications is January 11, 2013.
Content: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will award up to $100,000 for the 2013 Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program. Competitive grants for up to $25,000 are awarded to individuals or groups for on-farm sustainable agriculture research or demonstration projects in Minnesota.

The purpose of the grant program is to fund research and demonstration projects that promote environmental stewardship and conservation of resources, and improve profitability and quality of life on farms and in rural areas.

Eligible recipients include Minnesota farmers, individuals at Minnesota educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and local natural resource agencies. Priority is given to projects submitted by and/or led by farmers.

For more information including eligible projects, visit http://www.mda.state.mn.us/grants/grants/demogrant.aspx.

Organization: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Contact Person: Jean Ciborowski, Grant Program Coordinator
Address: 625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-6217
Email: Jeanne.Ciborowski@state.mn.us
Website: http://www.mda.state.mn.us/grants/grants/demogrant.aspx
Suggested by: Erin Barnes-Driscoll
Added: 11/2/12
Updated: 11/2/12