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Dairy Supply Chain Workforce and Apprenticeship Program Development

Contract Overview

The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC) seeks a contractor to conduct research and develop pilot program recommendations regarding a regional workforce development strategy to support employment across the Northeast regional dairy supply chain. This research shall include identification and discussion of existing successful programs, coordination and engagement with regional workforce organizations, and the development of the foundation for a pilot program.

The (NE-DBIC), hosted at the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM), represents eleven states including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

This opportunity is currently closed.

Funds Available

Contracts will be issued for up to $150,000

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.