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2016 Service Provider Investments

Service Provider Grant Recipients

Service Provider grants were available this year to technical assistance providers across the state ranging from $20,000 - $75,000.  The board received 23 letters of intent with $923,000 in total requested funds.  Eight service provider grants were awarded to four agriculture, and four forestry related projects, totaling $274,720.  The service provider grantees leveraged an additional $700,000 in matching funds, with a median match of $41,384 per service provider.

Service Provider Investment Recipients
(4) Agriculture and (4) Forestry Grant Recipients

Rutland County Impact

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, Inc
$17,558 for increasing farm success through operational efficiency improvements.

Windham County Impact

Strolling of the Heifers
$40,000 for the Windham Grows Business Hatchery.

Statewide Impact

Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
$27,222 for strengthening and growing the Vermont organic dairy industry.

Intervale Center
$19,940 to improve farmland access services for Vermont farmers.

Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association
$50,000 for innovation assistance to wood manufacturers.

Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
$75,000 for advancing the forestry sector through entrepreneurialism and innovation.

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
$20,000 for forest products value chain investment strategy.

Renewable Energy Vermont
$25,000 for a roadmap to achieve 35% of Vermont’s thermal heating needs by 2030 through the expanded use of advanced wood heat.