As of August 1, 2016 APUC has updated its application process. Please thoroughly review the grant guidelines before completing the application.

A complete application must contain all required information and any supplemental attachments. Original signatures of the applicant, project advisor (if applicable), and fiscal agent must be included.

The completed application must be submitted on or before the deadline. Final grant applications must be mailed to:

North Dakota Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Products Utilization Commission

600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 602
Bismarck  ND 58505-0020

However, for initial review, applications may be submitted electronically by email to Bradley Dean at


Fiscal Agent Certification Training

The purpose of the training is to encompass the key components of what is required of a fiscal agent for the duration of a grant project. The session also provides an opportunity to answer any other questions regarding APUC and the application process.

Successful completion of the training certifies a thorough understanding of the grant program and relationship of all parties involved to include APUC staff and Commission, grantee, fiscal agent and project advisor.


Topics Discussed:

  • Application process
  • Matching funds
  • Best practices for reimbursing funds to grantee
  • Tracking grant expenditures in project budget
  • Allowable/Unallowable costs
  • Acceptable forms of financial documentation 
  • Helpful resources
  • On-site project monitoring
  • Regulatory updates

Register to Attend

Although attendance is not required, it is however, highly encouraged that current fiscal agents and any individuals interested in becoming a fiscal agent make every effort to participate.


Helpful Resources in the column on the right -->

APUC Fiscal Agents Contacts

John Schneider

Business, Marketing & Information Division Director
600 East Boulevard Ave. Dept. 602 Bismarck, ND 58505

Bradley Dean

APUC Executive Director / Ag Development Specialist
600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 602 Bismarck, ND 58505