Business Recipients


Business Investment Recipients

Business Investments are one of two focus areas of the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative, with grants ranging from $5,000 - $50,000 for new and growing agriculture, forestry, and forest products enterprises. The Business Investment area received 67 applications with a total request of $1.8 million in funds. Twelve businesses were awarded over $403,900, and leveraged $855,605 in matching funds with a median match of $50,000 per business.


8 Agriculture Grant Recipients

Addison County

  • Stonewood Farm, Orwell | $13,750 for growing, processing, packaging, and selling popcorn for wholesale market.

Chittenden County

Orleans County

Rutland County

Washington County


4 Forestry Grant Recipients

Addison County

Chittenden County

Lamoille County