American Lamb Board seeking applications for COOP programs, deadline November 30
DENVER, CO – The American Lamb Board (ALB) is now soliciting applications for both the Industry Matching Grant Programs and the Supplier Cooperative Programs. The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 30. The applications are available by contacting Rae Maestas at email@example.com or by visiting http://www.lambcheckoff.com
A total of $20,000 is available for funding Industry Matching Grant Programs. The Industry Matching Grant program was designed to fund projects and activities that promote American Lamb and further the goals and objectives of the ALB’s Strategic Plan.
A total $30,000 is available for funding Supplier Cooperative Programs. The ALB has developed the Supplier Coop Program to encourage American Lamb Suppliers to promote American Lamb products in the retail and/or foodservice sector.
All grants approved by ALB are subject to USDA’s review and approval.
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