Archive for the 'Grants & Scholarships' Category

MDA Specialty Crop Block Grants

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking grant applications from Minnesota organizations to “increase the competitiveness of our specialty crops” in domestic and foreign markets. Apply by April 27, 2017. Continue reading ‘MDA Specialty Crop Block Grants’

MDA Good Food Access Program Grants

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Good Food Access Program (GFAP) is now requesting grant proposals for equipment and physical improvements. For-profit and not-for-profit grocery stores and small food retailers can apply. Deadline is April 19, 2017. Continue reading ‘MDA Good Food Access Program Grants’

Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership Call for Proposals

The 2014 Farm Bill replaced the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Program with the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership as an enrollment option under ACEP – WRE. WREP continues to be a voluntary program through which NRCS signs agreements with eligible partners to leverage resources to carry out high priority wetland protection, restoration and enhancement and to improve wildlife habitat. Apply by April 24, 2017. Continue reading ‘Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership Call for Proposals’

Armed to Farm Scholarships

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is now accepting applications from military veterans who want to attend our week-long Armed to Farm (ATF) Training. ATF allows veterans and their spouses to experience sustainable, profitable small-scale farming enterprises and explore agriculture as a viable career. Apply by April 28, 2017. Continue reading ‘Armed to Farm Scholarships’

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants

The U.S. Forest Service anticipates that $3 million in new funds will be available for tree planting in the Great Lakes Basin. This funding will be competitively awarded to the best proposals received through the April 13, 2017, deadline at grants.gov. Search for Grant Opportunity Number USDA-FS-2017-GLRI. Read on for more information. Continue reading ‘Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants’

Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Grants

The Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management. Apply by April 17, 2017. Continue reading ‘Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Grants’

Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Grants

The Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives (HFHL) Institute (www.hfhl.umn.edu) invites proposals and letters of interest (LOI) for three spring funding opportunities. Apply by April 14, 2017. Continue reading ‘Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Grants’


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