The Grape, Wine and Fruit Program is governed by the Grape and Wine Advisory Committee. The Committee consists of two individuals who are grape producers; one individual who is the producer of a fruit, other than grapes, used in vinification; two individuals who own wineries located in the state; and one representative of the ND Grape and Wine Association. The North Dakota Department of Agriculture administers the program.
The mission of the Grape, Wine and Fruit Program is to provide research and promotion in support of the grape and wine industry in North Dakota.
Funding for the Grape, Wine and Fruit Program is included in the Agriculture Commissioner's budget. The (NDDA) has a total of $80,000 in grape and wine program grant funding for the 2023-2025 biennium.
The Grape and Wine Research, Promotion and Marketing Grant program is now CLOSED. Proposals are due by 4 pm CDT, Wednesday, June 21, 2023
To apply for Grape and Wine Research, Promotion and Marketing funding:
1. Review the 2023-2025 Grape and Wine Research, Promotion and Marketing Grant Program Request for Proposals
2. Complete the 2023-2025 Grape and Wine Grant Application
3. Email completed application according to instructions in the request for proposals.
For more information on these programs, contact the department at 701-328-2308.
For 2023-2025 Grants:
Narrative Reporting Periods:
|Report||Reporting Period||Report Due on or Before|
|Biennial||July 1, 2023 - June 1, 2024||June 15, 2024|
|Final Report||July 1, 2024-June 1, 2025||July 15, 2025|