Farmer Appreciation Grant
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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) was recently awarded a Farm and Ranch Staff Assistance Network (FRSAN) grant from the USDA. Part of the grant is to award projects that support community-based farmer appreciation programs that will promote the many contributions of farmers, their families and to appreciate the various challenges farmers face working in agriculture.
$75,000 is available for small grants, up to $5,000 each, to be awarded to create and conduct local projects to show appreciation for farmers and their families. Applications are due to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 10, 2021. The Farm and Ranch Staff Assistance Network Grant Concept Proposal can be found under the Forms & Documents section on the right side of this page (bottom if viewing on mobile), all applications must be submitted on this form.
The proposed projects will be reviewed by a committee with direct knowledge of the proposed program content through personal operations, education and/or on-the-job field experience, and select the recipients. Awards will be announced by December 31, 2021.