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Grants Will Assist Vermont Agriculture Businesses with COVID-19 Efforts

The Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB) plans to award a total of $180,000 in COVID-19 Response Business Development Grants within the sectors of agriculture and forestry.

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Working Lands Grant Opportunities

The next funding opportunity for the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative will open in the Fall of 2020, for Fiscal Year 2021 projects.

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Working Lands History

Since 2012, Working Lands has funded 184 projects with $5.3 million, creating over 500 jobs. Find more about the program and its impact in Vermont.

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Working Lands 2019 Grantee Celebration

Find a full list of FY2019 grantees, their funding and projects. The Burlington Intervale Center hosted this year's celebration.

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Working lands entrepreneurs are at the heart of Vermont’s landscape. They are the backbone of the Vermont economy, a top source for job creation, and an integral part of what makes Vermont a quality place to live.

The Working Lands Enterprise Initiative supports innovative entrepreneurs at the forefront of Vermont’s Working Lands economy through technical and financial assistance to help growing businesses thrive. The program is made possible through the support of the state legislature, multiple state organizations and public/private donors.