Agriculture and Forestry Biofuel Production Grants

The Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund provides grants to promote and develop the agriculture and forestry industry in Virginia and create or expand value-added facilities, including qualified biofuel production facilities. Individual grants may not exceed $500,000 or 25% of qualified capital expenditures and are awarded at the governor's discretion. The grants are awarded to local governments and other Virginia political subdivisions working with qualified businesses. Terms and conditions apply, including the use of a minimum percentage of Virginia grown products, matching funds, and performance requirements. For more information, see the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services website. (Reference Virginia Code 3.2-304)