In addition to FACT’s Fund-a-Farmer grants, there are many other resources for farmers who are seeking funding or training.
General information about USDA grants and loans for farmers
USDA Farm to School Grant Program
USDA Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program
USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP)
USDA Risk Management Agency – Community Outreach and Assistance Partnerships
USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
USDA Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
USDA Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program
USDA Outreach & Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers & Ranchers Competitive Grants Program
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
USDA Rural Development Enterprise Grants (RBEG)
USDA Rural Business Opportunity Grants (RBOG)
USDA Value Added Producer Grants (VAPG)
PRIVATE GRANTS & LOANS
A great regional guide for training opportunities.