CDFA ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF GRANT APPLICATON DEADLINE FOR THE 2017 ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

CDFA ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF GRANT APPLICATON DEADLINE FOR THE 2017 ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

 

SACRAMENTO, September 27, 2017 – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has extended the grant application deadline for the Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP), from October 2, 2017 to October 16, 2017 at 5 P.M. PDT.

The AMMP is one of two programs designed by CDFA to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. The program will provide between nine and 16 million dollars in grants to California dairy and livestock operators to implement non-digester manure management practices that reduce their methane emissions.

For detailed information on eligibility and program requirements, prospective applicants should visit the CDFA AMMP website at https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/oefi/ammp/. To streamline and expedite the application process, CDFA is partnering with the State Water Resources Control Board, which hosts an online application tool, the Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST). All prospective applicants must register for a FAAST account at https://faast.waterboards.ca.gov. Applications and all supporting information must be submitted electronically using FAAST by Monday, October 16, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. PDT.

FAAST – Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool

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WELCOME TO FAAST. The Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST) allows potential funding recipients to apply for grant …

 

CDFA – Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP)

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