Specialty Crop Block Grant Program


NDA is soliciting proposals for the Fiscal Year 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

  • Instructions for submitting a Concept Proposal to the Nebraska Department of Agriculture
  • NDA can award approximately $700,000 to projects enhancing the competitiveness of Nebraska specialty crops.
  • NDA will administer a two-state application process.
  • Click here to complete a Concept Proposal.
  • All Concept Proposals will be reviewed competitively by a Field Review Panel using the Technical Evaluation Criteria Score Sheet.
  • Projects will begin no earlier than September 30, 2021, and end no later than September 29, 2024.
  • All completed Concept Proposals should be saved as a Microsoft Word .docx file type extension and sent electronically to casey.foster@nebraska.gov by January 31, 2021.

For questions, please contact:

Casey Foster
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
PO Box 94947
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-4876