Montana seeks ag infrastructure applications

Montana Department of Agriculture

The Montana Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for more than $1.5 million in Round No. 2 federal funding available through the American Rescue Plan’s Agriculture Infrastructure Grant Program.

The intent of the Agriculture Infrastructure Grant Program is to advance Montana’s agricultural industry through targeted investments in value-added agriculture projects across the state. Grants will assist with the development of innovative agricultural business improvements to keep pace with a transforming agricultural industry, create new jobs and expand business opportunities.

MDA will release $1.5 million for a second round of ARPA-AIG project awards. Project activities must take place between June 1 and Dec. 16.

For a complete list of guidelines and eligibility requirements, visit Grant proposals are due by 5 p.m. April 29.