Foundation / Corporation
First Nations Development Institute (First Nations)
01/14/22 5:00 PM MT
Apprenticeships of up to $7,500 to Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Arizona, and New Mexico Native American farmers and ranchers. The purpose of the program is to help agricultural business owners develop organizational capacity and agricultural management practices.
The goal of the First Nations Native Farmer and Rancher Apprenticeship Network is to provide training and Technical Assistance (TA) as well as networking opportunities to a cohort of 30 select Native American Beginning Farmer and Ranchers (BFRs) to expand their business capacity and strengthen land management strategies. Eligible applicants should be located in one of the following six states: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Applicants should be willing to commit to a 30-month apprenticeship, which will involve traveling to regional in-person trainings, participating in virtual webinars and fieldwork, and networking with other producers. The purpose of this apprenticeship is to support Native BFRs to build their business capacity and agricultural management of their operations to increase local production of and community access to food, conservation plan development, business plan development, marketing/branding, Native agricultural traditions, and natural resources management.
GrantWatch ID#: 199697
Selected Native American beginning farmers and ranchers will receive an incentive not exceeding the amount of $7,500. In addition, each apprentice will receive individualized technical assistance to deepen their work.
The apprenticeship period for this funding opportunity is February 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1243?SA=SNA&FID=35300
Requests for exceptions to the online system must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should you have any additional questions about the call for applications or this specific opportunity, please contact Leiloni Begaye by email at email@example.com and Richard Elm-Hill by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 303-774-7836.
First Nations Development Institute
2432 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
USA: Arizona; Minnesota; New Mexico; North Dakota; South Dakota; Wisconsin
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