Grants & Loans for Farmers

State and federal grant programs available to farmers are generally of two types: 1) Funding for on-farm research and demonstration projects; or 2) Cost-sharing for projects that help the farm expand or improve operations.

Privately-funded grants have terms set by the funders, and these may vary widely. 

Current grant opportunities are posted on the MISA News Blog.

Research & Demonstration




Webinar:
How to Apply for Farmer-Rancher Grants





Minnesota Department of Agriculture Sustainable Ag Demonstration Grant




SARE Farmer Rancher Grant




Value-Added &
Infrastructure Improvement




Minnesota Department of Agriculture Value-Added Grant




USDA Value Added Producer Grant




MN Dept of Agriculture Livestock Investment Grant




Good Food Access Fund




More State & Federal




federal Farmers.gov site




Privately Funded




Lakewinds Organic Field Fund