NYFVI is pleased to partner with New York State’s Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) to manage the competitive grant program for New York State’s USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program application.

The 2019 request for proposals is now closed. It is anticipated that a 2020 RFP will be released in early December.

2019 Grants will be announced in October.

A list of projects funded through this program can be found in the file below. Within the file, worksheets are sorted by active and completed projects.

The 2019 Request for Proposals, and the slides used in the grant writing webinars can be found below.

Questions and Answers
Questions about the Specialty Crop RFP or application must be submitted via email to