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Northeast Farm Credit AgEnhancement Grant

Grants to USA Organizations in Northeastern States to
Promote and Market Agriculture and Fishing Industries

GrantWatch ID#: 176643
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Farm Credit East, CoBank

12/01/16 Receipt by Close of Business

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Grants ranging from $500 to $8,000 to USA organizations and agencies in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont to support the agricultural, forestry, and commercial fishing industries throughout the region. Funding is also available for research on the financial impact of the agricultural, food and fiber industries.

Program areas in which financial support may be provided for include, but are not limited to:

-Programs, projects, and activities that assist in the development of young and beginning farmers.

-Programs, projects and activities that encourage leadership development to strengthen agriculture and the food and fiber industries. This includes programs and projects that encourage youth involvement in agricultural activities.

-Programs, projects, and activities that are intended to generate a greater understanding and appreciation of agriculture and the food and fiber industries throughout the region.

-Programs that recognize the accomplishments of leaders of the agriculture and food and fiber industries.

-Programs that are undertaken to study or advance the economic viability of agriculture and the food and fiber industries in the Northeast.

-Special activities and events that promote agriculture, horticulture, forest products, and commercial fishing industry interest.

$500 - $8,000

Priority is given to organizations for programs that impact the Northeast. Statewide and regional projects are also eligible. Geographic eligibility includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The program is not intended as a source of funds for contributions for state annual meetings and regularly scheduled conferences.

Farm Credit AgEnhancement will not fund indirect costs associated with sponsored projects.

Not Eligible:
-County or local school projects
-Programs and projects of nonagricultural charities
-Contributions for political support purposes, scholarships, or memberships in professional societies or trade organizations
-General operating funds and ongoing program support
-Support for website administration and enhancement
-Capital or building projects
-Projects for an individual or individual farm operation

Notification of the funding decision will normally be within 30 days of the application deadline.

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

To apply, fill out the form at https://www.farmcrediteast.com/Industry-Support/AgEnhancement-Grants.aspx

Jill Eyre
800.831.4230
AgEnhancement@FarmCreditEast.com

Farm Credit AgEnhancement Program
615 Minot Avenue
Auburn, ME 04210

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