Beet Curly Top Virus Control Program Grants

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Closed (1 total application submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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CDFA may consider funding projects that develop new management methods for treating the Beet Curly Top Leaf Hopper, the primary vector of the Beet Curly Top Virus or development of enhancements to other program areas that will mitigate the virus. 


The funding will be based on the researcher using a no pesticide alternative or Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) approved pesticides registered for use in California on Beet leafhoppers (BLH) and/or on rangeland/hillside.  BCTVCP does not support proprietary product development projects.


Proposals should address the following items:

1.     BCTVCP Mission and Research Priorities.Explain how the project will address the identified BCTVCP Research Priorities, as well as how the project will contribute to BCTVCP’s mission of advancing the environmentally safe and agronomically sound use of insecticide materials.  

2.     Impact.Explain agronomic, economic, environmental or other implications on a local, regional, and statewide basis.

3.     Long-Term Solutions.Indicate the project's potential for measurable progress toward long-term solution(s) to the specific problem(s) addressed in the proposal.

4.     Related Research.Describe previously conducted related research and/or education efforts.

5.     Contribution to Knowledge Base.Explain the project's contribution to current knowledge and specify new information to be generated by the project.

6.     Grower Use.Describe practical applications and incentives for growers to adopt the proposed practices.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Matching Funding Requirement:

Proposals leveraging other sources of funding are strongly encouraged and are welcomed.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
To be determined
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Two years

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$0 – $100,000
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Lauren Murphy, 1-559-294-2031,