Minnesota Meat, Poultry, Egg, and Milk Processing Grant Program

Applications are due by October 27, 2022.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) anticipates awarding up to $1.4 million through the Meat, Poultry, Egg, and Milk Processing Grant program to Minnesota livestock product processors seeking to start up, modernize, or expand their businesses. The maximum equipment award is $150,000, and the minimum award is $1,000. Applicants must be an individual (including farmers), business, agricultural cooperative, non-profit, educational institution, or a local unit of government (including Tribal Governments). Grantees are responsible for at least 50% of the total cost for the first $50,000 and 75% thereafter.