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Native American Agriculture Fund Grants

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Native American Agriculture Fund
Jun 1, 2023

The Native American Agriculture Fund provides grants to support native American farmers and ranchers.

Applicants for general funding may apply for one or more areas:

  • Business assistance, agricultural education, technical support, and advocacy
  • Loan capital, re-granting capital, and technical assistance/business assistance (CDFIs only)
  • Agriculture infrastructure (tribes only)
  • Market access
  • Tribal departments of agriculture
  • Inflation assistance supply chain relief
  • Beginning farmer and rancher
  • Climate resilience and conservation

Activities for youth grants may include:

  • Hands-on food production
  • Support for 4-H, FFA, or other youth groups in the community or school
  • Youth-led community projects
  • Youth ag councils
  • Scholarships, including those that allow native youth to participate in agriculture training or leadership programs outside their own community or connect with other native youth in agriculture programs
  • Online youth agriculture and food related activities
  • National disruption response activities impacting food and agriculture production

Eligible applicants include:

  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations with a fiscal sponsor
  • Educational organizations
  • Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and Native CDFIs
  • State and federally recognized tribal governments and their instrumentalities
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

General focus grants will range between $150,000 - $200,000.

Youth grants will range between $20,000 - $200,000.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · American Indian or Alaska Native · Capital funding · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Environmental health · Farmers and farmworkers · Food security and nutrition · Occupational health and safety · Policy

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