Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program

The Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.

Eligibility Details

More Information on Eligibility: 
Pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 450i(b)(7), eligible applicants means : (A) State agricultural experiment stations; (B) colleges and universities; (C) university research foundations; (D) other research institutions and organizations; (E) Federal agencies; (F) national laboratories; (G) private organizations or corporations; (H) individuals; or (I) any group consisting of 2 or more of the entities described in subparagraphs (A) through (H).

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Monday, February 1, 2016
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 11, 2016

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Brent Elrod
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
Funding Opportunity Number: 
CFDA number: 
Abstracts of Funded Projects: 
Read the Abstract
Previous fiscal year(s) RFA: 
application/pdf 15_FBMB.pdf (203.71 KB)
Estimated Total Program Funding: 
Percent of Applications Funded: 
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
100 percent (%) match required
Range of Awards: 
$0 - $0