COVID-19 Impacts on Food System Opens Additional Funds to the Specialty Crop Grant Program
More Funds are now available to the Specialty Crop Grant Program because of COVID-19 impacts. H.R. 133 - the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 133 Stimulus Funding) provided additional funding to the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) due to COVID-19 impacts on the food system. This funding also provides for certain flexibilities to the SCBGP.
A portion of this funding will be used to assist businesses, organizations, and individuals with eligible expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Specialty Crop Producers
- Businesses or Individuals involved in Specialty Crop Production or Distribution
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Community-based Organizations
The Arizona Department of Agriculture has further details on its website.