This grant program welcomes applications in targeted topic areas that have the potential to positively impact the dairy industry as a whole.
a. Must represent a new or existing dairy farm or dairy manufacturing or processing facility in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin
b. Must have a proposal that meets the selected topic for the current cycle's Dairy Industry Impact grant program
c. Should demonstrate that this proposed grant project represents a different project or a different phase, sales stream, etc., if the applicant has previously received grant funding from the DBIA
d. Must have no immediate family members working for the Center for Dairy Research (CDR) or the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) or serving on the grant review committee.
e. Must have an EIN and be in good standing with the IRS at the time of the award announcement.
Milk used in proposed grant projects to produce a beverage fluid milk product must meet Grade A requirements. All projects must meet all relevant state and federal requirements.