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Grants to USA nonprofit family farm and rural service organizations to help keep family farmers on their land and producing food. LOIs are due by May 1 for consideration. Projects should provide farmers with the tools and resources they need, involve grassroots organizing, or promote strong regional and local food systems.
1) Helping Farmers Thrive - Grants in this category fund organizations that provide farmers with the tools and resources they need to get started on the land, access new markets, transition to more sustainable farming practices, produce renewable fuels and stay on the land in the face of financial crisis and natural disasters.
2) Taking Action to Change the System - Grants in this category fund organizations that promote fair farm policies and grassroots organizing campaigns to defend and bolster family farm agriculture, lifting the voices of family farmers and promoting their interests on a local, regional or national level.
3) Growing the Good Food Movement - Grants in this category fund organizations that are creating innovative programs that build local and regional food systems, connecting farmers directly to consumers and creating new value-added markets for family farmers.
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501 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates / changes / addendums / conferences / LOIs.