Montana Department of Agriculture program funding opportunity


The Montana Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Food and Agriculture Development Center (FADC) Grant Program.

Approximately $1,100,000 in funds are available for the two-year period of this grant; MDA plans to award multiple grants from these funds.

Activities must develop Montana’s food processing infrastructure, support emerging agriculture technologies, or enhance opportunities to expand Montana’s agricultural economy.

Please visit the Food and Agriculture Development Network page for a complete list of funding opportunity guidelines and eligibility requirements.

To view the full FADC Request for Proposal, please visit

The deadline for applications is May 1, 2023, at 5pm. To apply on, please visit to register or login.

The FADC Network helps Montanans innovate and grow businesses that produce and commercialize food, agricultural and renewable energy products, and processes, creating wealth and jobs in our communities and on our farms and ranches.

The centers – located throughout Montana – operate as a statewide network serving community-based businesses.

The Montana Department of Agriculture is serving Montana Agriculture and growing prosperity under the Big Sky.

For more information on department programs and services, visit


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