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The Agriculture Infrastructure Grant Program was established to award grants to political subdivisions for roadway and bridge improvements; and to political subdivisions or entities for utility improvements necessary to accommodate value-added agriculture businesses. 

Grant funds must be awarded and all necessary documents signed prior to June 30, 2025.

Grant funding under this subsection may be used for:

Roadway and Bridge Improvements

  • Corridor improvements on county and township roadways; and
  • Improvements to roads or bridges that provide access to value-added agriculture businesses.

Utility Improvements

  • Water and wastewater line improvements; and
  •  Electrical and gas supply improvements necessary to accommodate value added agriculture business.

Application Procedure

  1. The political subdivision and/or entity completes application.
  2. Grant application is reviewed for eligibility and completeness.
  3. The Agriculture Commissioner and NDDOT Director review application.
  4. Determination is made to deny or approve the funding request.

For more information, contact Madison Bodine with the North Dakota Department of Agriculture at mbodine@nd.gov.

Required Additional Documentation:

  • Detailed construction cost estimate that includes all phases in which funds are requested (i.e. construction, construction engineering, right of way, preliminary engineering, utility relocation).
  • Project location map.
  • An existing and proposed cross section of the roadway/facility.
  • A map of underground and overhead utilities (including water and wastewater, electrical, gas, etc).

 

Agriculture Infrastructure Grant Program Contact

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Agriculture Infrastructure Grant Program Contact
Madison Bodine

Madison Bodine
Ag Development Specialist

600 East Boulevard Ave. Dept. 602
Bismarck, ND 58505
701-955-0181
mbodine@nd.gov