Nevada Ag Council accepting project proposals for 2008 |

Nevada Ag Council accepting project proposals for 2008

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The Agricultural Council of Nevada is accepting proposals for projects that promote Nevada agriculture. Proposals are due Jan. 1, 2008.

The Ag Council will review the proposals on Jan. 8, 2008, from 9 am to 12 noon, at the Nevada Farm Bureau Office, 2165 Green Vista Drive, Suite 205, Sparks, Nev.

Proposals may be presented during the meeting or submitted in writing to Dennis Hellwinkel, project coordinator, 4 Hall Lane, Yerington, NV 89447.

Mailed proposals must be received no later than Dec. 31.

Projects that will be completed before June 30, 2008, will be given a higher priority. A second request for proposals will be announced in May or

June for projects that will be completed during July through December.

Proposals must include the following information about the project:

– explanation of the project and how it promotes agriculture in Nevada

– who the intended audience is and an estimate of the number of people reached

– other partners involved and their participation

– estimated in-kind match (services and/or costs)

– dates for implementation

– costs

Organizations and individuals receiving Nevada Ag Council funds are expected to give credit to the Ag Council for sponsorship and to use the Ag Council

logo on all promotional materials.

Within 30 days of the completion of the project, a written report summarizing the accomplishment(s) and copies of receipts must be submitted to the Ag Council.

Money to support agricultural promotion efforts comes from the Nevada agricultural license plate fund. License plate funds are also used to support FFA activities

throughout state. For more information on the ag license plate, visit

For more information on grant proposals or the Nevada Ag Council, contact Dennis Hellwinkel, Project Coordinator, (775) 303-2385.