CRAFT Foundation, Inc. Funding

CRAFT Foundation, Inc is a not-for-profit corporation. Funded by public grants secured from a variety of State and Federal sources.

  • State Funding: A one year $2M proposal for funding from the Citrus Research and Development Foundation was submitted by CRAFT on August 28, 2019 and subsequently approved for CRAFT Cycle I.
    • An additional one year $3M proposal was submitted by CRAFT in August 2020 and approved for CRAFT Cycle II.
    • A third one year proposal for $5M will be submitted by CRAFT in the summer of 2021 for CRAFT Cycle III.
  • Federal Funding: A two-year funding agreement between the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the USDA named CRAFT as a sub-recipient for funding totaling approximately $6.5M for CRAFT Cycle I.
    • An additional two-year funding agreement between the USDA and CRAFT provides approximately $5.5M for CRAFT Cycle II.