Maine Farms for the Future Program Announces RFP#201904076

May 6, 2019

For more information contact: Stephanie Gilbert at (207) 287-7520

RFP#201904076: Maine Farms for the Future Program: Phase 1 - Business Plan Development grants and Phase 2 - Investment Support grant and low-interest rate for Agricultural Marketing Loan Fund (AMLF)

The State of Maine, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources, is required to offer grants for business plan development (Phase 1) and investment support (Phase 2) as authorized in the Maine Farms for the Future Program (Title7, MRS Chapter 10-B).

For the current 2019 application, and beyond, the RFP, current applications, and Question & Answer Summary and all revisions/amendments related to this RFP can be obtained at the following website: https://www.maine.gov/dafs/bbm/procurementservices/vendors/grants

Refer to the appropriate application for information pertaining to Pre-Application Conference location, time and date, if applicable.

Applications must be submitted to the State of Maine Division of Procurement Services, via e-mail, to the following email address: Proposals@maine.gov. Application submissions must be received no later than 4:00 pm, local time, on Monday, June 24, 2019, when they will be opened. Future applications may be submitted per the semi-annual submission deadlines. Applications will be opened at the Burton M. Cross Office Building, 111 Sewall Street - 4th Floor, Augusta, Maine. Applications not submitted to the Division of Procurement Services' aforementioned email address will not be considered for contract award.

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