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2025 Market Access Program

ID: USDA-FAS-MAP-2025 • Type: Posted

Description

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, Global Programs, announces this funding opportunity to support the Market Access Program by issuing new awards. This opportunity is available to nonprofit U.S. agricultural trade organizations, nonprofit state regional trade groups (SRTGs), U.S. agricultural cooperatives, and state agencies and is intended to foster expanded exports and market diversification by encouraging the development, maintenance, and expansion of diverse commercial export markets for United States agricultural commodities and products.

Background
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, Global Programs, announces this funding opportunity to support the Market Access Program by issuing new awards. This opportunity is available to nonprofit U.S. agricultural trade organizations, nonprofit state regional trade groups (SRTGs), U.S. agricultural cooperatives, and state agencies.

Grant Details
Under MAP, FAS enters into assistance agreements with eligible Participants to share the cost of certain marketing and promotion activities designed to foster expanded exports and market diversification by encouraging the development, maintenance, and expansion of diverse commercial export markets for United States agricultural commodities and products. Assistance may be provided for either generic or brand promotion activities.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must be a nonprofit U.S. agricultural trade organization, an SRTG, a U.S. agricultural cooperative, or a state government agency. For profit U.S. commercial entities that do not exceed the small business size standards established for their particular industry at 13 CFR 121.201 may participate in a branded program through a MAP Participant.

Period of Performance
Awards will be generally granted for a period of performance of three years from 01/01/2025 to 09/30/2028.

Grant Value
Anticipated total available federal funding is no less than $200 million with anticipated 60–70 awards granted up to the maximum available program amount of $200 million.

Overview

Category of Funding
Agriculture
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Program (CFDA)
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
True
Source
On 4/3/24 Foreign Agricultural Service posted grant opportunity USDA-FAS-MAP-2025 for 2025 Market Access Program with funding of $200.0 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 10.601 Market Access Program. It is expected that 70 total grants will be made.

Timing

Posted Date
April 3, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
June 14, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 58 Days
Closing Date Explanation
See Section D of the funding opportunity announcement for close date information.
Last Updated
April 3, 2024, 6:44 a.m. EDT
Version
1
Archive Date
July 14, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
See Section C of the funding opportunity announcement for eligibility information.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$200,000,000
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
$200,000,000
Estimated Number of Grants
70

Contacts

Contact
Alexandra Raver Grantor
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(202) 983-3712

Documents

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