US Department of Agriculture

Agriculture Innovation Center Program

The Agriculture Innovation Center Program makes grants to Agriculture Innovation Centers that then provide technical and business development assistance to agricultural producers seeking to engage in making or producing Value-Added agricultural products.

Grant and matching funds may be used to operate an Agriculture Innovation Center and to provide the following services to agricultural producers:

Maximum Award Amount


Cost Matching


Eligible Applicants

Public bodies, institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations and for-profit corporations.

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