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Professional Dairy Producers Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programming
to Promote the Dairy Industry

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Foundation / Corporation

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Professional Dairy Producers Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/01/19

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives and programs that educate the public about the dairy industry and promote the professional development of dairy producers. Funding is intended to strengthen public trust in dairy producers and dairy products, and build the skills of current and future dairy producers.

Funding will be provided for proposals that fall under one of the following two categories:

  1. Building Producer Professionalism: Engaging and equipping individuals in lifelong learning, including producer leadership skills and the next generation of professional dairy producers.
  2. Maintaining Public Trust: Unified outreach programs that educate and engage both the dairy community and the public, helping facilitate trust.

The PDPF Selection Committee will weigh the quality of proposals against any or all of the following considerations:

  1. Industry Leadership: Will this grant be a catalyst for change or further education opportunities? Like a tugboat, funds can be used to lead the industry into uncharted waters, trying new ideas.
  2. “Sharability": Does this grant align with the PDPF mission, “To share ideas, resources and experiences about important issues surrounding the dairy industry through educational opportunities for dairy producers and the public.” PDPF looks for ways to advance promising programs and share “what works” with others in the industry.
  3. Leverage: Will this grant make use of already proven solutions? Organizations are encouraged to leverage grants with other resources to achieve educational goals.
  4. Impact: Is the applying organization capable of demonstrating measurable impact PDPF looks for demonstrable return on the grants they make. Applications should include ways that applicants intend to communicate and publicize program results and findings.
  5. Commitment to Partnership: Is the applying organization capable of helping the Foundation grow its influence and capacity in the future? Their vision is “a professional, proactive and prepared dairy community, united through education initiatives.” 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178677

Estimated Size of Grant:

Organizations may apply for a grant of up to $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applying organizations must be non-profit, with an IRS status of 501(c)(3) or (c)(5). At the present time, the Foundation only funds programs within the United States.

Funding will not be provided to or for:
- Requests from individuals or scholarships for individuals
- Political or social organizations
- Endowments
- Artistic or religious programs
- Loans, start-up expenses, or seed capital funding for private businesses
- Building projects
- Dairy promotion or nutrition programs that are directly the responsibility of state and national check-off organizations. The Foundation is pleased to work collaboratively with their check-off organizations, but not in competition.

The Professional Dairy Producers Foundation does not allow for proposals to be submitted with any associated indirect costs. Grant submitted with indirect costs will not be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

The Foundation has two grant cycles:
- The Fall Grant Cycle has a deadline of December 1, with notification of a decision by January 1.
- The Spring Grant Cycle has a deadline of June 1, with notification of a decision by July 1.

Click here for more information on how to apply: http://www.dairyfoundation.org/grants/how_to_apply.php

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email your application to: jkeller@dairyfoundation.org

Professional Dairy Producers Foundation
Janet Keller, Executive Director
820 North Main Street, Suite D
Juneau, WI 53039
Toll-Free: 1-800-947-7379
Phone: 920-382-5873
Fax: 920-386-9440

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