CDFA Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board Research and Outreach Program

Portal ID:
4681
Status:
Closed (17 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The California Department of Food and Agriculture's Pierce's Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board (CDFA PD/GWSS Board) provides funding support to research and outreach projects focused on protecting vineyards, preventing the spread of pests and diseases, and delivering practical and sustainable solutions.

Description:

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board (CDFA PD/GWSS Board) is currently accepting proposals for research and outreach projects on the following serious pests and diseases of winegrapes:

Pierce’s disease and its vectors, especially the glassy-winged sharpshooter; Brown marmorated stink bug; Grapevine fanleaf disease; Grapevine leafroll disease; Grapevine red blotch disease; Mealybug pests of winegrapes; Spotted lanternfly.

The CDFA PD/GWSS Board’s Winegrape Pest and Disease Research and Outreach Program is funded by a special assessment paid by the California winegrape industry. Prior awards have ranged from $4,300 per year to $383,000 per year, with projects ranging from one to three years in duration.

Funding preference will be given to projects deemed likely to lead to practical solutions to winegrape pest and disease problems in California. Multi-disciplinary team projects are encouraged.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

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

Any individual or group with expertise in winegrape pest and disease research and/or outreach is eligible and encouraged to submit proposals.

Eligible Geographies:

California state law prohibits paying expenses for travel to or within certain states within the U.S. Please see https://oag.ca.gov/ab1887 for more information.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
Approx May 15, 2021
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
One to three years

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$2,500,000
Expected number of awards 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.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award 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.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
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.
  • Other

Funding Source Notes:

The CDFA PD/GWSS Board’s Winegrape Pest and Disease Research and Outreach Program is funded by a special assessment paid by the California winegrape industry. Prior awards have ranged from $4,300 per year to $383,000 per year, with projects ranging from one to three years in duration.

Funding Method: 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)

Funding Method Notes:

Funding will be distributed through invoices, made in arrears, for actual expenses. Payment of invoices is contingent upon timely submission of progress reports and final reports. Ten percent of the last 12-month award amount will be held pending receipt of an acceptable final report.

How to Apply

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

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-900-5024, pdresearch@cdfa.ca.gov