Wholesale Farmers and Alternative Market Development
To provide technical assistance to States and municipalities interested in creating or upgrading markets and marketing facilities.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
K - Advisory Services and Counseling; M - Training
Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Other government agencies and private industry. State, trade associations, universities, and other nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for cooperative agreements.
Producers, processors, marketing agencies, and general public.
Cost will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments, or OMB Circular No. A-21 for Educational Institutions.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact Deputy Administrator, Transportation and Marketing Programs, Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. The standard application forms as furnished by the Federal agency must be used for this program.
As provided for in the Act.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
As provided for in the Act.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Assistance provided in cooperation with other government agencies and private industry to reduce marketing costs.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
As provided for in the Agreement.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
As provided for in agreements. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20250 US
(Advisory Services and Counseling) FY 18$5,246,000.00; FY 19 est $5,246,000.00; FY 20 est $4,225,000.00; FY 17$5,246,000.00; FY 16$5,216,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
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