Grant Opportunities

 

If you’re 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 sessions are listed below. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

2016 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

The Working Lands Enterprise Board announces the availability of $650,000 in grant funds:

1. Working Lands Business Grants 

APPLICANT INFORMATION SESSIONS: October 6 and 11, 2016

LETTERS OF INTENT ARE DUE: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at noon 

APPLICANT NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE/DENIAL OF LETTER OF INTENT: Late December 2016

INVITED FULL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE: Thursday, February 9, 2017 at noon

APPLICANT NOTIFICATION: Late March 2017

ESTIMATED PROJECT START DATE: No earlier than late April, 2017

2. Working Lands Service Provider Grants 

APPLICANT INFORMATION SESSIONS: October 6 and 11, 2016

LETTERS OF INTENT ARE DUE: Friday, December 2, 2016 at noon 

APPLICANT NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE/DENIAL OF LETTER OF INTENT: Late January 2017

INVITED APPLICATIONS ARE DUE: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at noon

APPLICANT NOTIFICATION: Late April 2017

ESTIMATED PROJECT START DATE IS NO EARLIER THAN: Late May, 2017