Below is a list of grant sources that are relevant to producers who sell direct to consumers or to other local food markets. Visit these sites to learn more about the grant opportunities, the current status and timelines.

NIFA: Community Food Project Competitive Grants Program

NRCS: Conservation Collaboration Grants

NRCS: Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)

NRCS: Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

FNS: Farm to School Grant Program

AMS: Farmers Market Promotion Program

NIFA: Food & Agriculture Service Learning Program

NIFA: Food Safety Outreach Program

EPA: Local Foods Local Places

AMS: Local Food Promotion Program

SARE Grants

South Dakota Ag Foundation

Specialty Crop Block Grants

Value Added Producer Grant