New Growth Through Agriculture Grant Categories Announced - ALL NEW in 2022!
The 2023 Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) grants/loan program will open mid-August 2022. First round applications will be due mid-September 2022 (Date TBD.)
The Growth Through Agriculture program aims to strengthen and diversify Montana's agricultural industry through loans and grants to assist the development of innovative agricultural business organizational improvements and the commercialization and marketing of new agricultural products.
New in 2023, the GTA program will have expanded opportunities for businesses in different stages of development. New focus areas include options for:
Business acceleration - to support startups or businesses entering expansionary phases of growth through planning and development including product development, supply chain planning, HACCP planning etc (up to $20,000).
Market Development - to aid in the access, development, and expansion of new markets including trade show expenses, digital web or ecommerce development, certifications for specific markets etc (up to $5000).
Capital Investment - to provide cost share to businesses working to increase capacity or efficiency of production including equipment or facility upgrade or purchase (up to $150,000).
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