Urban Agriculture Grant - due 1/13

The MN Dept. of Agriculture - Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Urban Agriculture Grant Program encourages urban youth agricultural education and urban agriculture community development within city limits of urban or peri-urban areas.

Grants help organizations and communities obtain the materials and services necessary to successfully promote urban youth agricultural education and urban agriculture community development.

Eligible applicants: local governments, tribal communities, schools, non-profits, for-profit businesses - with population of 5,000 or more; low income, BIPOC communities, federally recognized tribal land

Project eligibility: 

  • purchase and installation of equipment 
  • capital expenditures 
  • dedicated staff/contractor time 

Amount: $551,000 available in FY2022. Applicants can request between $2,500 and $50,000 per project. NO CASH MATCH required. 

Applications due no later than 4:00 pm Central Time on Thursday, January 13, 2022.

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