Call for pre-proposals for the 2023 CDFA-FREP grant cycle

Departmental Grant ID:
Department of Food and Agriculture
Portal ID:
15341
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

The Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) funds and facilitates research and education to advance the environmentally safe and agronomically sound use and handling of fertilizing materials. FREP serves growers, agricultural supply and service professionals, extension personnel, public agencies, consultants, and other interested parties.

Description:

The Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) funds and facilitates research and education to advance the environmentally safe and agronomically sound use and handling of fertilizing materials. FREP serves growers, agricultural supply and service professionals, extension personnel, public agencies, consultants, and other interested parties.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

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

Pre-proposals may originate from outside of California, but all work must be relevant toCalifornia agriculture. FREP does not support proprietary product development, testingor promotions.

Preproposals must focus on at least one of the priority areas listed on the request for proposals document: 

https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/is/ffldrs/frep/pdfs/2023_frep_request_for_proposals.pdf

 

 

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.
July 2023
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
45 days

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$225,000
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.
1 – 8
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.
$1 – $225,000
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
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.
  • Other

Funding Source Notes:

Fertilizer Industry 

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.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-862-5789, frep@cdfa.ca.gov