Northeast Farm Credit AgEnhancement Grant

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180342
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Farm Credit East, CoBank

08/01/17 Received by Close of Business

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Grants ranging from $500 to $8,000 to organizations in New York, New Jersey, and the six New England States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont) for activities that promote and strengthen the agriculture, commercial fishing, and forest products industries in the region.

Funding will be provided for programs that aim to:

- Develop young and beginning farmers
- Encourage leadership
- Develop a greater understanding of agriculture
- Recognize the accomplishments of agriculture leaders
- Study the economic viability of agriculture
- Promote interest in the industry
- Impact the Northeast (statewide and regional projects also eligible)

$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.

Ineligible Projects:

- County or local school projects
- Programs and projects of non-agricultural 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
- Funding for annual state meetings/regularly scheduled conferences
- Indirect costs associated with sponsored projects.

- Proposals for Northeast Farm Credit AgEnhancement grant funding will be considered three times per year.
- Application materials must be received by the close of business April 1, August 1 and December 1. Receipt of projects after these dates will be held for consideration in the next review.
- Applicants will be notified by email that the application has been received. Applicants are encouraged to contact AgEnhancement if they do not receive an acknowledgement email.
- Notification of the funding decision will normally be within 30 days of the application deadline.

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USA: Connecticut;   Maine;   Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New York City;   New York;   Rhode Island;   Vermont

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