1.29.17 Funding Opportunities
January 29, 2017
Local Food and Farmers Market Promotion Program Webinar
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 – 2:30pmThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the availability of $27 million in grants to strengthen market opportunities for local and regional food producers and businesses through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program.AMS will host a webinar to help farmers (especially those interested in on-farm stores and agritourism), producers groups, market managers, local food processors and other potential applicants to understand the program requirements.
AOLC Workshop: Growing Your Farm Business With an FSA Loan
Date: Friday, February 17th
Time: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Big Hill Center, 1201 W Big Hill Road, Beloit, WI
Cost: $15, includes refreshments
Registration: Space is limited so please register soon! Register online here. If you would like to pay by cash or check, please email Program Assistant, Sarah Petri, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:30 PM EST – 4:30 PM EST
Grants.gov is the website where federal grant-making agencies go to post grant funding opportunities and where the public goes to find and apply for those opportunities. The goal of the presentation is to provide information on how to use the Grants.gov website to apply for AMS grant programs.
Topics covered in the presentation include the registration process in Duns & Bradstreet, tracking a submitted application, how to find (search) for funding opportunities and how to apply for those opportunities.