Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) Program (Montana)

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Place Montana


   
Applies to States or Provinces Montana
Name Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) Program (Montana)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Grant Program
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province
Amount Category I: Economic Development Projects may potentially be funded in a single application for a total amount of $150,000 in the form of grant funding up to $50,000 and loan funding up to $100,000. Examples of project activities involve equipment purchases, advertising and promotion, and consultant services such as engineering costs and feasibility studies.

Category II: Mini Grant Projects may be funded a maximum amount of $2,500 for any single application. The Mini Grant program was developed to encourage economic and agricultural development through educational, promotional, marketing, travel and other business activities.



























Program Administrator Montana Department of Agriculture
Primary Website http://agr.mt.gov/agr/Programs/Development/GrantsLoans/GTA/index.html



Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

The Agriculture Development Council is tasked with enhancing the future development of agriculture in Montana through establishing policies and priorities, and awarding loans or grants that have a short-term or long-term ability to stimulate agriculture development and diversification in rural, urban, and tribal settings in Montana. The Council administers the Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) program, a grant and loan program established by the Montana Legislature to strengthen and diversify Montana's agricultural industry through the development of new agricultural products and processes.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Angie Nelson, Program Manager
Department Montana Department of Agriculture
Division Agriculture Development Council, Growth Through Agriculture Program
Address 302 N Roberts

Place Helena, Montana
Zip/Postal Code 59601
Phone (406) 444-2402

Fax (406) 444-9442
Email gta@mt.gov
Website http://agr.mt.gov/agr/Programs/Development/GrantsLoans/GTA/index.html
     
     

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Authority 1: 90-9 MCA




















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