Finding and applying for grants to support your operation can be time consuming and complicated.
We post relevant application opportunities, grant program news, and upcoming grant writing workshops to save you time and hassle.
VSU Small Farm Outreach Program is hosting series of Grant Writing Workshops - click for more details!
March 7: Cooperative Extension Building, Orange, VA[goo.gl]
April 11: Martinsville, VA[goo.gl]
May 18: Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA[goo.gl]
The Fellowship Fund is the largest grant program in the country that provides direct assistance to veterans in agriculture.
This organization is awarding grants in three different categories to 501(c)(3) nonprofit (family farm and rural service) organizations that support family farm agriculture.
Beehive Grant Fund
If you're purchasing a new hive or materials to build a new hive and are a resident of Virginia, you're eligible to send an application to the Beehive Grant Fund. Get more information.
The Farm Bureau® Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge is the first national business competition focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs working on food and agriculture businesses. Rural entrepreneurs pitch innovative business ideas to a team of judges with expertise in business development and agribusiness. These entrepreneurs compete for $145,000 of startup funds.