New Farmers Grant Fund Accepting Applications from Early-Stage Farmers
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New Farmers Grant Fund Accepting Applications from Early-Stage Farmers

Greener Fields Together has launched a grant program "Cultivating Change."

Greener Fields Together has launched a grant program "Cultivating Change."

Funding Opportunities

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New Farmers Grant Fund Accepting Applications from Early-Stage Farmers

Empire State Development (ESD) and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets today announced $1 million in funding is available to assist early-stage farmers through the New York State New Farmers Grant Fund. The program, now in its fifth year, promotes growth and development in the state's agriculture industry. To date, $3.27 million has been awarded to nearly 90 farms throughout New York State to expand their operations and improve their profitability. For more information or to apply please use this link.

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Cultivating ChangeCultivating Change is a local farm grant program offered by Greener Fields Together. It aims to fund projects and pursuits that will help local farmers do what they're best at: farming. Qualified growers and aggregators are able to win up to $30,000 annually through an online voting platform and peer review panel. Visit Cultivating Change for more information on how to apply for a project. Greener Fields Together

Applications will be accepted until December 15th, 2018.

Contact

David Cox
Ag Program Leader
dgc23@cornell.edu
518-234-4303 x119

Last updated November 29, 2018