Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) Program (Montana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Montana|
|Name||Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) Program (Montana)|
|Policy Category||Financial Incentive|
|Policy Type||Grant Program|
|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|
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.
|Contact Name||Angie Nelson, Program Manager|
|Department||Montana Department of Agriculture|
|Division||Agriculture Development Council, Growth Through Agriculture Program|
|Address||302 N Roberts|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||90-9 MCA|