NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITIES!
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) is a competitive grants program providing funding for researchers, agricultural educators, farmers & ranchers and students in the United States.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners - regional centers that provide funding through investment funding mechanisms to support research and development of new products or processes.
The Center for Rural Pennsylvania - one-year grants provided to conduct applied research or identify local strategies that can result in legislative or program policy recommendations.
Market / Cooperative Development
Agricultural Product Promotion Matching Grant Program
Food Nutrition Service (USDA)
Project for Public Places
Regional Marketing Initiative Grant Program
Rural Development Agency (USDA)
Value-Added Agricultural Producer Grant (USDA)
PA Grows - assists agricultural producers in gaining access to the capital they need to begin, continue or expand their business.
Guaranteed Farm Ownership Program - loans to purchase land, construct buildings or make other improvements.
Direct Operating Program - loans to purchase livestock, poultry, equipment, feed, seed, farm chemicals and supplies
Farm Services Agency Beginning Farmer Down Payment Farm Ownership Program
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
Center for Entrepreneurial Assistance
Next Generation Farmer Loan Program
Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)
Young & Beginning Program Farm Credit Services of America
National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Grant Program
Pollution Prevention Assistance Account (PPAA)
Farm Labor Housing
Funding via various program offered by the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)
Season High Tunnel
Direct Emergency Program
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Community Revitalization Program
Business in Our Sites
Appalachian Regional Commission
Farm Aid: Food Systems and Rural Development Funding Opportunities
W.K. Kellogg Foundation - funding is available in several areas including health, food systems & rural development, youth & education, etc.