The USDA has just released the FY 2017 RFA for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) grants. Folks have until December 8th to submit their applications through Grants.gov.
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below), Private Institutions of Higher Ed
The recipient must be a collaborative, State, tribal, local, or regionally-based network or partnership of public or private entities, which may include: state cooperative extension service; community-based and nongovernmental organization; college or university (including institutions awarding associate degrees); or any other appropriate partner. Others may be eligible to apply. Please refer to Part III of the current BFRDP Request for Applications for complete eligibility requirements.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION on the RFA for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program Grants