Agricultural Food Safety Program (AFSIP) Deadline Extended
AFSIP Grant deadline has been extended to August 12, 2016
MDAR will be accepting applications from agricultural operations who wish to participate in the Department’s Agricultural Food Safety Improvement Program (AFSIP). Interested operations are encouraged to review the application on the website. If interested in applying, applications must be submitted with any additional documentation by the new deadline of Friday, August 12th, 2016.
The purpose of AFSIP grant is to support produce and aquaculture operations in implementing enhanced food safety measures that help reduce food safety risks and help to minimize microbial contamination and food-borne illnesses. In addition, by implementing eligible upgrades that help reduce a food safety risk, the program helps operations maintain or increase their market access.
AFSIP is a competitive, reimbursement grant program that funds projects up to $20,000 or 75% of total project costs. This round of funding has an application deadline of August 12th, 2016 and projects must be completed by June 30, 2017.
NOTE: For those applicants who have already submitted their applications you may:
- Leave your application with us as is or
- Re-submit a new application, to modify what you already submitted or to include any new or additional information you may want to provide.
AFSIP grant applications are available on the official website of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.