Small-Scale Farm Grant Program

How many times have you said to yourself

“If I only had a……..” ? or

“If only the government wanted to help us little guys…..”? or

“If I knew how to….” ?

Well, the time will come… again! There is a grant opportunity for small scale farms to secure funds for that critical piece of equipment, or for that marketing infrastructure to help you grow your business!

The Small-Scale Farm Grant Program is administered through the College of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment’s Center for Sustainability of Farms and Families.

We can assist you with obtaining funds from other government agencies if they are pertinent to your operation.

It is our intent to help as many as possible, so examine your operation closely to identify a key missing component that would improve efficiency, expand capacity, or meet the specifications required to legally sell your product. When available the application and scoring mechanism is designed to help you with that critical element.

The Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Small-Scale Farms brochure (click this link to download) explains the opportunities and the grant process.

Check back in February 2020 when new funding will be available

Don’t hesitate to contact me at 502-597-6831 or by email at if you would like someone to visit your farm or business to assist with identifying the best way to utilize the funds for improving your operation.

We look forward to working with you through next year’s grant process.

Joni Nelson

Extension Associate