Apply for Working Lands Grants & Loans

Grant Opportunities

If you are a Working Lands business owner or service provider, you may be eligible for a grant or loan to help grow your business. A letter of intent is due in November 2017. The grant money is awarded in April 2018. 

To learn more about the program, The Working Lands Enterprise Initiative offers informational sessions for interested applicants.  Dates for 2018 sessions will be posted later this fall.  Links for the previous year's sessions can be found below. 

2017 Working Lands Informational Sessions 

Chapter 1 Webinar: Overview of the Working Lands Enterprise Program and Eligibility Requirements

Chapter 2 & 3 Webinar: Navigating the Grants Management System (GMS) and Creating your Budget

2018 Grant Applications 

BUSINESS GRANTS:

Applicant Information Sessions: November 2017 - Date TBD

Letters of Intent Due: November 2017 - Date TBD

Applicant Notification of Acceptance/Denial (Letter of Intent): Late December 2017

Inivited Full Applications Due: Early February 2018 

Applicant Notification: Late March 2018

Estimated Project Start Date: No earlier than late April 2018

BUSINESS APPLICATION GUIDELINES:
SERVICE PROVIDER GRANTS:

Applicant Information Sessions: Early October 2017

Letters of Intent Due: Early December 2017  

Applicant Notification of Acceptance/Denial (Letter of Intent): Late January 2018

Invited Applications Due: Early March 2018

Applicant Notification: Late April 2018

Estimated Project Start Date: No Earlier than May 2018

SERVICE PROVIDER APPLICATION GUIDELINES: