Food and beverage businesses and industry groups are eligible to apply for a newly launched grant program to assist with attaining non-GM and organic third-party certifications that will support achievement of either or both of the following aims:
- Accessing new or higher value markets
- Contribution to premium positioning or achieving superior prices for products
Certifications are limited to non-GM and organic accreditations.
Grant funding may be provided to successful recipients ranging from $1,000 to a maximum of $15,000 with leveraged funding based on a contribution ratio of at least $1 for each $1 of grant funds. Grant funding will be awarded on a competitive basis.
For more information about the grant program click here.