Wishing you had applied for Coronavirus Relief Funds?

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Wishing you had applied for Coronavirus Relief Funds?

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 4:06am -- tim

Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food & Markets Didn't apply for funds through the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets before the deadline? Started an application but didn't submit? Have questions about new changes to the Vermont Coronavirus Agricultural Assistance Program (VCAAP)?

While the application is suspended for the next week while we incorporate new changes, the good news is, you will still be able to apply once it reopens! The deadline to apply has been extended to November 15. 

Please submit any remaining questions that you have about the Vermont COVID-19 Agriculture Assistance Program (VCAAP), then join our Q&A session on Tuesday for answers!

Submit your question now!

  Working Lands Enterprise Fund Releases Request for Applications

The Working Lands Enterprise Board has released the Working Lands Enterprise Fund FY21 Service Provider Grants Request for Applications. Eligible applicants are service provider organizations based in Vermont and registered with the Secretary of State at the time of application submission. Previous recipients of Working Lands Service Provider Grants are eligible to re- apply.

Deadline to Apply: November 1, 2020

Agricultural Literacy Week 2020 Now Open for Registration

Tune in for a virtual celebration to inform, educate and create community around the topic of resiliency in all of its forms. Each night of the event will feature a webinar bringing together the voices of our community. Agricultural Literacy Week is a project of NOFA-VT, the Vermont Department of Libraries and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets. All events are free!

Event: November 16-19, 2020


      USDA/EPA Local Food, Local Places Application Open

    The USDA and EPA invite communities to apply for technical assistance to help revitalize their economy, promote local foods, improve health, and protect the environment. Eligible applicants include local governments, Indian tribes, and nonprofit institutions and organizations proposing to work in a neighborhood, town, or city of any size anywhere in the United States. 

    Deadline: October 30, 2020


      Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) 2 Funds Available

    USDA is implementing CFAP 2 to provide financial assistance to producers who continue to face market disruptions and costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the Agency of Agriculture has determined that the USDA CFAP 2 programs do not have an impact on the Vermont COVID-19 Agriculture Assistance Program (VCAAP) and applicants do not need to claim CFAP 2 payments as duplicative.

    Applications accepted through December 11, 2020