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Understanding Grant Opportunities for Farms

December 10, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This session will help you decide which grant and incentives programs might be a good fit for your farm. Learn to navigate the application processes for federal and state grant programs, as well as how to write successful grant proposals that speak to funders’ priorities and make a strong case for their support. Melissa Adams from the MA Dept. of Agricultural Resources will discuss state grant programs and grant-writing tips for farms. Vince Snyder from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will explain the range of assistance offered through NRCS programs, and an overview of other federal grant opportunities will be offered. Jeremy Barker-Plotkin of Simple Gifts Farm will share his experience successfully applying for federal and state grants, as well as reviewing grants. Dinner will be served. Cost to attend is $10 for Local Hero members or $15 for non-members. Please RSVP by December 8th to Kristen at 413-665-7100 x12.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider. – See more at: http://www.buylocalfood.org/event/understanding-grant-opportunities-for-farms/#sthash.IkswKHP6.dpuf


December 10, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Potpourri Plaza
243 King Street, Conference Room 234-236
Northampton, MA United States



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