Michigan Craft Beverage Council Accepting Research Grant Proposals

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The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) announced it is accepting 2022 research grant proposals with a maximum grant award of $40,000. 

While any research topic will be accepted, the Council has identified the following funding priorities: climate change impacts affecting Michigan’s craft beverage agricultural supply chain, crop quality analysis; new varieties for hops, fruit, barley, grain, or other agricultural inputs used in craft beverage production; and sustainable wastewater discharge best practices. A full list of the MCBC’s research priorities and evaluation criteria are available online.

All proposals will be reviewed by a Joint Evaluation Committee in December 2021 with funding decisions expected in January 2022. Approved projects can commence after grantees receive notification of the award. Proposals must be received no later than 3 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Proposals can be submitted via email at [email protected]; late proposals will not be considered. Interested in applying?  Application and grant guidelines are available online as well as past projects funded by the Council. Additional communications concerning this Request for Proposals should be sent to [email protected].

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