The Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) is a federal grant program administered by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to enhance the competitiveness of Colorado specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture). For a list of eligible and ineligible commodities, visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service website.
Please email email@example.com if you would like to be notified of future SCBGP funding opportunities.
FFY2024 SCBGP Applications
The application period for FFY2024 is not open yet.
Concept proposals will be accepted between January 5, 2024 and February 5, 2024. Projects awarded from this application period will begin on or after January 1, 2025 and end no later than November 15, 2026.
Program Status CLOSED
Concept proposals will be accepted between January 5, 2024 and February 5, 2024
How to Apply
You can check this web page for application period updates. If you would like to receive email updates about the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, please send an email to, firstname.lastname@example.org and in the subject line add: Please sign me up for the SCBGP email list. We will send out program updates including when applications will be accepted.
SCBGP Q&A Slideshow
|SCBG Live Q&A Session||January 9, 2024, 1 pm - 2 pm|
|January 1, 2025 or when contract is executed|
|No later than November 15, 2026|
Colorado Department of Agriculture
305 Interlocken Parkway
Broomfield, CO 80021
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