Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

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State of Maine
Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Public Notice for RFP #201403710
SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

The State of Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Division of Agricultural Resource Development has a requirement for grant proposals which, if approved, will become part of a State of Maine plan submitted for approval and funding from the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. In accordance with State procurement practices, the Department is hereby announcing the publication of a Request for Proposals (RFP #201403710) for proposals from qualified applicants.

A copy of the RFP can be obtained by contacting the Departments RFP Coordinator for this project: John Harker, Director of Market Development. The RFP Coordinator can be reached at the following email address: john.harker@maine.gov or mailing address: 28 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333. The Department encourages all interested vendors to obtain a copy of the RFP and submit a competitive proposal.

Proposals must be submitted to the State of Maine Division of Purchases, located at the Burton M. Cross Office Building, 111 Sewall Street, 4th Floor, 9 State House Station, Augusta, Maine, 04333-0009. Proposals must be submitted by 2:00 pm, local time, on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014, when they will be opened at the Division of Purchases'\ aforementioned address. Proposals not received at the Division of Purchases aforementioned address by the aforementioned deadline will not be considered for contract award.