FY2018 Sustainable Brewing and Distilling Environmental Assistance grant

Brewing and distillingClosed: Applications were due September 18, 2017.

Available funding: $25,000

Questions regarding this RFGA must be e-mailed to grants-loans.pca@state.mn.us, subject line: “EA Question”, no later than 2:00 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. All questions and answers will be posted by 2:00 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, September 14, 2017. MPCA personnel are not authorized to discuss this RFGA with applicants; contact regarding this RFGA with any MPCA personnel may result in disqualification.


PDF icon FY2018 EA Sustainable brewing and distilling grant: Request for grant application (p-f2-27-5a2)

This document describes the State Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Environmental Assistance Sustainable Brewing and Distilling grant, including information on who may apply for funding, the funding priorities, match requirements, activities eligible for funding, and other information that will help applicants plan their project and submit a competitive application. Applications are due no later than 12:00 p.m. Central Time on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Microsoft Office document icon FY2018 EA Sustainable brewing and distilling grant: Application form (p-f2-27-5c2)

PDF icon EA grants: Sample grant agreement (p-f2-27g)

Office spreadsheet icon EA grants: Budget and expenditures report (p-f2-27h)

About this grant

Intent. The Legislature created this grant program to encourage environmentally sustainable practices and approaches to pollution prevention and resource conservation established under Minn. Stat. § 115A.0716. This Request for Grant Application seeks to encourage these practices at microbreweries and microdistilleries in Minnesota. This will be achieved by working directly with microbrewers and microdistillers to help them implement solutions to common environmental problems.

Who can apply? Any individuals, consultants, professional and trade associations, organizations, businesses, educational institutions, or governmental units that have a proven working relationship with the brewing and distilling industry in Minnesota, who can facilitate and identify potential solutions to common environmental problems, and provide support to implement changes at the facility.

Preferred qualifications and eligible projects. See details in the posted request for grant application document.