Richard A. Barber Company

Value Added Producer Grants

About Us

We have helped clients obtain awards in total that exceed 35 million dollars.

Years of VAPG Writing


Number of VAPG Awards


VAPG Award

What We Do

Complete Grant Management for VAPG

We provide your company a complete solution from writing your grant application to administrative award management tasks. No prior knowledge of grants or grant writing is required from you; our resources and staff allow us to handle all aspects of the VAPG.

  • America’s most awarded VAPG writers; USDA awarded our clients more grants than any single state.
  • We complete the application and all reports and forms until your grant is complete.
  • This is all we do – our staff is completely dedicated to VAPG funding.

Key Benefits and Points

The VAPG program has awarded hundreds of millions of dollars since 2001.

No Upfront Costs

There are no out-of-pocket expenses for you for the entire grant writing process. You will receive full service support without the upfront expenses.

Full Service

Our team has years of experience and we are able to provide assistance in all areas pertaining to your grant application including document procurement and required letters of support.

Grant Bonus Points

You may qualify for priority points if you have farmed for less than 10 years, are not majority by white males, have less than $1 million in average income, if your owners are part of the same family, or if you are selling to a local market.

Business Development

We employ some of the best consultants with a combination of over 50 years of experience with the VAPG program that are versed in agricultural businesses and associated economic drivers. Our team can help provide valuable direction for your product development and market expansion.

Have a Grant Expert Contact You

If you would like some additional information or want to schedule a quick chat please contact us.