USDA Grant Opportunity for Veteran Farmers!

USDA has announced the availability of $9.1 million grant funding for the 2501 program to provide outreach and assistance for socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers. This program, more commonly known as 2501, provides grants to colleges and universities and community based organizations to provide outreach and assistance to socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers to overcome the unique challenges they face in owning and operating successful farms and ranches.

Applications will be due by April 13, and awards will be made before the end of Fiscal Year 2015 that ends in September.

Learn more here:

http://sustainableagriculture.net/blog/fy15-2501-rfa/