Tilth and HumanLinks Foundation Farm Grants

Overview
In partnership with HumanLinks Foundation, Tilth is accepting applications to grant funds to farmers seeking financial assistance to sustain their farm operations and make necessary improvements for success. The goal of this grant program is to support organic and sustainable farmers practicing responsible and progressive methods such as sustainable soil management, crop diversification, pollination enhancing practices, climate change mitigation and environmentally-safe waste management practices.

View the criteria and more information in the Grant Info Packet downloadable as a PDF here and download the Cover Letter and Application here.

Eligibility
This grant program is open to all Washington State farmers, but preference will be given to farmers located in the Snoqualmie, Sammamish and Snohomish valleys. Eligibility is limited to farmers who are sustainable or organic, and are seeking to expand and/or improve their operation, make environmental impact improvements, or become a more sustainable business.

Grant funds are available under the following areas of sustainability:
1. Environmental and sustainable impact
2. Social impact
3. Economic impact

Applicants may select one or multiple areas of sustainability that fit their proposed project.

Timeline & Details:
Applications must be postmarked or received electronically no later than February 28, 2017. Submit your application by online, email, or mail. Online submissions are preferred, but not required.

Email Option: Online Submission: Paper Option:
Complete grant application and cover letter
-Email application to applications@tilthalliance.org
-Send proposal as a Word or PDF attachment
-We will not accept proposals submitted in the body of an email
-Please make subject line “Grant Proposal”
Submit application online here. Complete grant application and cover letter
– Mail to:
Tilth Alliance
Attn: Grant Applications
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, #100
Seattle, WA 98103

View the criteria and more information in the Grant Info Packet downloadable as a PDF here and download the Cover Letter and Application here.


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