Direct Farm Sales Grant Program
The program provides funds to Pennsylvania-based businesses that manage or operate a farm stand or farmer's market, non-profit organizations, farmers and local governments for projects intended to promote the increased consumption of specialty crops.
The maximum grant award per farm stand or farmers' market location shall be $7,500. Grant awardees will be expected to provide 25% in matching funds or in-kind goods or services. The anticipated date for the Award of Grants and Notice thereof is expected to be on or before March 1, 2013.
The application, work plan and budget should reflect March 1, 2013 as the project start date and the project completion date will be on September 30, 2013.
Application Period: The application period will be September 17 - November 9, 2012.
Questions on this program should be directed to the program contact or by calling 800-468-2433, or emailing at RAfirstname.lastname@example.org.
The Direct Farm Sales Grant Program has received an additional allotment of Specialty Crops funding. The new allotment of funding is allowing us to open a second application period in 2013 only. Additional information and an application can be found under the Forms link below. The application is called Phase II Direct Farm Sales grant application.
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