MADISON, WIS. – The Center for Dairy Research is accepting applications for its Dairy Business Builder Grant Program for just a few more days, with the deadline for submissions coming on March 31.

Applicants must operate or endeavor to operate a dairy farm or dairy manufacturing or processing facility in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota or Wisconsin to be eligible.

The program involves reimbursement grants for as much as $50,000 for eligible expenses.

Applications will be scored individually by a grant review committee, and applications will be ranked according to scores. Funds will be allocated starting with the application receiving the highest score.

Further terms, eligibility qualifications and other details regarding the grant process can be found online at the CDR’s website, where applications also can be submitted.