Funding/Grants

AFT’s Brighter Future Micro-Grants Program

American Farmland Trust announces it has received $1.6 Million from Tillamook County Creamery Association to save farms and farmland and support the needs of farmers. Inspired by the amazing resilience of farmers across this country as they continued to feed Americans even in a time of national crisis,...

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USDA Grants Available for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production

USDA Grants Available for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production $3 million in competitive grants is available to support the development of urban agriculture and innovative production projects. USDA will accept applications on Grants.gov until midnight July 6, 2020. Planning Projects should initiate or expand efforts of farmers,...

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SSAWG SCHOLARSHIPS: Military Veterans – Deadline Dec. 6th

SSAWG SCHOLARSHIPS: Military Veterans Veteran Scholarships Available for Sustainable Ag Conference Limited scholarships are available for military veterans who would like to attend Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s (SSAWG) annual Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference. The popular conference, which will take place January 22-25, 2020...

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Applications Now Open for Rural Renewable Energy Projects

[caption id="attachment_145446" align="alignright" width="300"] USDA Multimedia by Lance Cheung[/caption] Applications Now Open for Rural Renewable Energy Projects As climate variability increases and energy costs continue to rise, producing on-farm, renewable energy has become an attractive option for many farmers and ranchers. In order to help farmers and...

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COST-SHARE: TDA Opportunities for GAP Certification

FARMERS OFFERED NEW COST SHARE OPPORTUNITY FOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM NASHVILLE – Tennessee farmers looking to expand their markets and increase food safety by becoming Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certified now have the opportunity to receive financial assistance from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA). GAP certification allows...

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