Grants for Farmers

Grant Opportunities

Updated February 2024

New Hampshire:


The VAAFM Farm to School and Early Childhood Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Grant will partially reimburse childcare providers or after school programs for CSA shares purchased from Vermont farms or farm/producer collaboratives.

The maximum grant award for this funding opportunity is $1,500. CSA Grants will reimburse programs for 65-80% of the cost of a summer and/or fall CSA share.

Programs can use local food purchased with a CSA Grant in the following ways:

Register for an optional informational webinar on Tuesday, February 13th at 11 AM.

Learn More and Apply by March 8th

Meat and Produce Agriculture Development Grants

For-profit produce, livestock, and slaughter operations are eligible. Eligible projects include infrastructure improvements, equipment and material upgrades, safety and quality improvements, staff and management training, and improved operations management.  Awards range from $30,000-$350,000. There is no match requirement.
Application deadline: February 26th, 2024

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