Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program (PDIP)

Overview

The Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program was established under Act 42 of 2018 for research and development, organic transition, value-added processing, and marketing grants in support of Pennsylvania’s Dairy Industry. The program is administered jointly by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and the PA Department of Agriculture (PDA), under the direction of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).

Uses

Activities for research and development, organic transition, value-added processing, and marketing in support of Pennsylvania’s Dairy Industry.

Eligibility

  • Business
  • Not-for-profits
  • Schools
  • Institutions of higher education

Funding

Grants are available under the program and require a 15% cash match. The maximum grant award is limited for each of the four project categories. Details can be found in the program guidelines.