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Value-Added Producer Grant Webinar March 10, 2016

Value-Added Producer Grant Webinar

March 10th, 12:30 – 1:45 Central/ 1:30 – 2:45 Eastern

Rural Development staff will provide an overview of the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program, including purpose, basic program requirements, and resources, to prepare participants for introductory outreach to potential applicants and stakeholder groups.



Tracey Kennedy, VAPG Program Lead, Rural Business Cooperative Service.  Tracey has been involved with the RBS Grants Division since 2006.  Prior to that she served as an Agricultural Economist specializing in international trade and horticultural and specialty crop marketing in the Agricultural Cooperative Service.


Shantelle Gordon, Management Analyst, Rural Business Cooperative Service. Shantelle has been with the VAPG program since 2014. Prior to that she served as a Program Analyst for Rural Development’s Single Family Housing Programs including Section 502 Loans, 504 Grants and 523 Technical Assistance Grants.


Preregistration is not required.  Simply join the session through the link below.  Type in your name, then enter as guest.