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Fresh from the Farm Grants

Grants to Southwest Georgia Farmers for Reusable Shopping
Bags to Distribute at Farmers Markets and Farm Stands

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Southwest Georgia Farm Credit

Deadline Date:

04/13/18

Description:

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Grants of $500 to Southwest Georgia farmers that sell produce at farm stands or farmers markets for the purchase of reusable shopping bags to distribute to their customers. Eligible farmers are located in Calhoun, Baker, Clay, Chattahoochee, Dougherty, Decatur, Grady, Early, Miller, Lee, Marion, Mitchell, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, and Webster Counties.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144218

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$5,000

Number of Grants:

The Fresh from the Farm initiative gives ten grants each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each grant recipient will receive a check for $500 and 250 reusable shopping bags for distribution to their market shoppers.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to farmers who own qualifying produce stands.

To apply for this grant, each applicant:
-Must produce some portion of products sold at Farmers Market/Produce Stand.
-Must be located in the 21-county Association territory (Baker, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, Webster)
-Must be open a minimum of 20 days per calendar year.
-Must agree to participate in promotional opportunities with Southwest Georgia Farm Credit (i.e. – Story for local newspapers/Wiregrass Land & Living, visit from news media, etc.).
-Must agree to accept Southwest Georgia Farm Credit reusable shopping bags to use for bagging produce/products for shoppers.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 13, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Frances Edmunds
fedmunds@swgafarmcredit.com

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit
Attention: Fresh from the Farm
305 Colquitt Highway
Bainbridge, GA 39817

Fax: 888.834.9128

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Georgia: Baker, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, and Webster Counties