Applications are now open for a $500,000 grants program to support growth opportunities for the Western Australian potato industry. The Potato Industry Assistance Grants program makes individual grants of between $50,000 and $200,000 available for projects that can deliver industry-wide benefits to the Western Australian potato industry. Successful projects will be selected through a competitive, merit-based process by an independent selection panel.
The grants program is part of the broader $1.5 million Horticultural Research Recovery Fund to assist WA vegetable growers find new opportunities in international and domestic markets. Successful grant holders will need to make a matching funding contribution to the project.
Applications close at 12pm on Wednesday January 31, 2018. More information is available at https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/hrf