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2023 Dairy Business Grant Funding
Open Jan. 2 – Due Feb. 28

Over $4 million is now available in Dairy Innovation Grants to be awarded by the Pacific Coast Coalition – Dairy Business Innovation Initiative (PCC-DBII).

WHO CAN APPLY: Dairy businesses operating a farm and/or processing plant in the state(s) of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and/or Washington.

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Pacific Coast Coalition – DBII

The PCCDBII provides targeted resources and funding to dairy farmers and businesses across six Western states. Funded through the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service and hosted by California State University, Fresno, the PCCDBII also collaborates with these partners for maximized impact.

Grant Winners

Small dairy farms and businesses are receiving much-needed funding from the PCC-DBII. Applications focus on products and methods connected to value-added product development, product line expansion, alternative processing technologies or sustainability enhancement methods that increase profitability.

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Partnerships

Vigorous partnerships are key to addressing the significant issues facing the Pacific Coast region’s dairy industry. Our noteworthy network of academic and business partners positions the PCC-DBII initiative to leverage the technical and research capabilities that will power its success. Working together, this coalition can build and prioritize educational pathways paired with learning opportunities that concentrate on technical topics and other areas of critical importance such as supply chain innovation, distribution, packaging, marketing, and branding strategies.

News at the Pacific Coast Coalition Dairy Business Innovation Initiative

See our latest workshops, announcements, and other news.

Washington State University – 2023 Trainings

Washington State University – 2023 Trainings

35th Advanced Cheese Making March 7-9, 2023 Pullman, WA Since 1986, the WSU Creamery has been presenting the Cheese Making Short Course. This course is designed for experienced cheese makers, supervisory, management, quality control and marketing personnel from...

Dairy Processing Operations Workshop – February 8-9, 2023

Dairy Processing Operations Workshop – February 8-9, 2023

Dairy Processing Operations Workshop California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo CA REGISTRATION This workshop will focus on the fundamentals and building blocks of dairy processing. It will go over enzymatic processes, microbial fermentation,...

Webinar Recording and FAQs for grant applicants

Webinar Recording and FAQs for grant applicants

​ 1.13 Webinar Recording https://fresnostate.zoom.us/rec/share/yFkjJcBjHd5GAo3azZybtMfmnVkcc51ljMpqmC4EDfpqFupwmIzQMfWJ6aEJgvBh.p5iYgBDTVdFHFX8C Passcode:r6RHSXv* Want to Talk? Pacific Coast Coalition - Dairy Business Innovation Initiative is hosting THREE “Office...