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    AMSTA

​THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT

1. Obtain a DUNS Number (1 day)

2. Register with SAM (3-5 days, 2 weeks if errors)

3. Register on grants.gov (3-5 days, 2 weeks if errors)

4. Download grant application package (immediate)

5. Check with whoever must approve application/budget to determine timeline for processing/approvals/signatures.

6. Develop proposal, budget, gather letters, supporting information & attachments (depends on pre-proposal development, 3+ weeks)

7. Submit grant application, including attachments (Start at least 3 days prior to application deadline)

8. Grants.gov sends Submission Receipt Number (same day)

9. Grants.gov sends Submission Validation Receipt (48 hours)

Application Steps


OUTLINE OF THE CURRICULUM


1) The Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program: Overview
2) Developing Your Idea
3) Preparing Your Proposal
4) Review and Scoring Overview
5) Preparing the Application


The curriculum also includes discussion and activities related to estimating project costs; tools/strategies for assessing or documenting the impact of your project; and evaluation criteria for submitted proposals that will be used by reviewers.


​​Participation in an AMSTA workshop does not guarantee that an application submitted by a participant will be funded.

OUTLINE OF THE CURRICULUM