Co-op Farm Fund Grants
The Farm Fund Grant program application process for 2022 is closed. The deadline was Monday, January 31, 2022.
The 2022 Farm Fund Grant program will distribute a limited number of grants of up to approximately $2,000 for projects that address immediate and critical farm needs, flood recovery, and market expansion for the 2022. Priority consideration is given to farmers who face systemic barriers.
Co-op Farm Fund Next Step Grants
The Next Step Grant program is currently closed. The deadline was Monday, January 31, 2022.
The Next Step Grant program is designed to support local farmers who want to expand their business to supply wholesale markets and includes funds for flood recovery. Next Step accepts proposals for grants of $1,250 to $5,000.
Applicants can also apply for low-interest Farm Fund Secured Loans (see below) to meet the grant criteria as explained in the grant application.
The Secured Loan program is currently accepting applications.
The Co-op Farm Fund secures low-interest loans for sustainable farm improvement projects in partnership with the Industrial Credit Union.
Details about the program and contact information are included in the applications.
Both Co-op Farm Fund Secured Loan and Industrial Credit Union Loan applications will be required.
Contact the Farm Fund
If you have any questions, please contact Farm Fund Administrator Annabelle Rosborough at [email protected] or 360-734-8158 x 317. Annabelle is happy to discuss your project and work out the financial solution that works best for you.