MA Dairy Promotion Board Grant Program

2/23/2013

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) and the Massachusetts Dairy Promotion Board (MDPB) are soliciting proposals for projects that advance the image and sales of, and demand for, Massachusetts dairy products. This grant program is for public entities, 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6).

The following project areas will be considered for grant funding: promotional activities that advance the image and sales of, and demand for, Massachusetts dairy products generally (nonbranded promotions); research activities including, but not limited to, studies testing the effectiveness of market development and promotion efforts, studies relating to the nutritional value of milk and dairy products and other related efforts to expand demand for dairy products; or education, which includes those activities intended to broaden the understanding of sound nutritional principles, including the role of milk and dairy products in a balanced diet. Contact Julia.Grimaldi@state.ma.us with questions.

Proposal deadline is March 5, 2013. Apply here.