Farm Business Management and Benchmark Competitive Grants Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
NIFA
Description: 

Deadline passed as of April 17, 2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown. The Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.

Category: 
agriculture, food sovereignty, food justice, nutrition, accessibility, fresh produce, human health, diet, noncommunicable disease, economy, local
Funding Amount: 
$100,000 - $500,000
Matching Funds: 
100% match required.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
(A) State agricultural experiment stations; (B) colleges and universities; (C) university research foundations; (D) other research institutions and organizations; (E) Federal agencies; (F) national laboratories; (G) private organizations or corporations; (H) individuals; or (I) any group consisting of 2 or more of the entities described in subparagraphs (A) through (H).