Our Partners Working in Funding

Belknap Economic Development CouncilCapital Regional Development CouncilCostal Economic Development CorporationCommunity Development Finance AuthorityCommunity MattersCoos Economic Development CorporationFair Food NetworkGrafton Regional Development CorporationLand and Community Heritage Investment ProgramManchester Development CorporationMount Washington Valley Economic CouncilNew England Grassroots Environment FundNH Charitable FoundationNH Community Loan FundNH Department of Agriculture, Markets and FoodNH Department of Environmental ServicesNH Economic DevelopmentNorthern Community Investment CorporationRegional Economic Development Center of Southern New HampshireRussell Farm and Forest Conservation FoundationStrafford Economic Development Corporation of New HampshireUSDA Natural Resources Conservation ServiceUSDA Rural Development

 

Local Grant Resources

  1. Agricultural Mini-Grant Program (NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food)-For projects promoting New Hampshire Agriculture
  2. Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food)-For projects benefitting fruit, vegetable, herb, honey, maple, floriculture, nursery, and Christmas tree crops

 Regional Grant Resources

  1. Agroecosystems Research Grant (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)-For projects expanding the understanding of agroecological relationships and utilizing them to create sustainable farming practices
  2. Farmer Grant (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)-For projects looking to test an innovation in sustainable farming or marketing on a commercial farm
  3. Graduate Student Grant (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)-For graduate student projects working in the field of sustainable agriculture
  4. Grow Grant (New England Grassroots Environmental Fund)-For projects expanding established groups working in environmental action
  5. Harvest Grant (New England Grassroots Environmental Fund)-For projects aiming to connect the environmental and social justice movements, preferrably led by youth
  6. Partnership Grant (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)-For projects partnering farms and agricultural service providers in research, marketing, or demonstration activities on the farm
  7. Professional Development Grant (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)-For projects building the skills and knowledge of agricultural service providers related to sustainable farming techniques
  8. Research and Education Grant (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)-For projects conducting research or education activities which benefit farmers and rural communities
  9. Research for Novel Approaches Grant (Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)-For projects exploring new ways to approach sustainable farming practices, marketing, or other techniques
  10. Seed Grant (New England Grassroots Environmental Fund)-For new projects starting to work in environmental action

Federal Grant Resources

  1. Conservation Innovation Grant (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)-For projects developing new conservation technologies for agricultural land or assisting with their adoption
  2. Economic Impact Initiative Grants (USDA Rural Development)-For projects building or developing community resources within the local food system
  3. Farm to School Grant Program (USDA Food and Nutrition Service)-For planning, implementing, supporting, or providing training for farm to school projects
  4. Farmers Market Promotion Program (USDA Agricultural Marketing Service)-For projects creating or developing local food marketing opportunities as with farmers' markets, farm stands, and CSAs
  5. Federal State Marketing Improvement Program (USDA Agricultural Marketing Service)-For projects innovating in the area of local food marketing with the purpose of increasing efficiency
  6. Local Food Promotion Program (USDA Agricultural Marketing Service)-For projects involved in planning for or the implementation of a local or regional food enterprise
  7. Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)-For projects by agricultural producers with the goal of extending the season to provide access to local food
  8. Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (USDA Agricultural Marketing Service)-For state agricultural departments looking to fund projects which promote specialty crop production
Funding Resources