USDA Funding Announcements

Learn about the latest USDA funding opportunities for sustainable food and farming programs important to the Northeast!
 

Mar 18, 2016

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced $26 million to fund local and regional food systems projects through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP).

Mar 11, 2016

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced $20 million in funding for the Conservation Innovation Grants Program (CIG), competitive grants that stimulate the development and adoption of innovative approaches and technologies for conservation on agricultural lands.

Feb 17, 2016

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is now accepting initial applications from farmers and ranchers who want to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program.

Jan 25, 2016

This program funds projects that promote and strengthen education in agricultural sciences and business in K-12 and associate degree educational settings.

Jan 25, 2016

USDA's Farm Service Agency is now accepting applications for organizations who promote and provide education about FSA’s programs.

Jan 15, 2016

USDA's National Institute for Food and Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Organic Transitions Program (ORG).

Jan 05, 2016

The USDA is now accepting applications for the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI), the largest federal program solely dedicated to organic research, education, and extension.

Oct 23, 2015

Apply now for a Community Food Project Grant - deadline is November 30, 2015!

May 15, 2015

Organic Certification Cost Share Funds are now available to certified organic producers. Northeastern farmers and ranchers stand to benefit.

Feb 18, 2015

The USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture posted a Request for Applications for the 2015 round of the Community Food Project Grants Program.