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DBIC Update: Available Grants

Open for Applications: Dairy Food Safety & Certification Grant  

By Kim Burns, VT Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets 

The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) is accepting applications for the Dairy Food Safety & Certification Grant. This grant offers support to dairy farmers, processors, and/or producer associations to improve the safety of dairy products.  

Awards will range from $10,000 - $40,000 with a 25% required match commitment. Applications are due on January 19th, 2023. 

For more information, visit: or contact or 802-498-5111.   


Coming Soon: Dairy Farm Innovation Grant 

The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) is excited to announce the Dairy Farm Innovation Grant. This project will fund projects across farm production and business operations that support community- and climate-forward production. This grant will take a whole farm system approach and will prioritize collaboration with other dairy stakeholders. 

This grant will range from $10,000 to $75,000 with a 25% match commitment required. The request for applications is currently available. The application period will be from November 17th, 2022 to February 2nd, 2023.  

For more information, visit or contact or 802-585-4571. 

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Northeast DBIC Staff

Laura Ginsburg, Center Lead
(802) 522-2252 

Kathryn Donovan, Regional Programs Manager
(802) 585-4571

Ben Eldredge, Grants Coordinator
(802) 522-9478

Ali Boochever, Grants Coordinator
(802) 261-5740

Katie Spring, Outreach & Content Specialist
(802) 522-3186

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Funding for the Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center is made possible by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service through grants AM190100XXXXG081, AM200100XXXXG003, 21DBIVT1004-00, and AM21DBIVT1011-00. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA.