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April 10, 2016 @ 2:10 PM

The MI Farm to School Grant Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year! With funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems will award roughly 20 Michigan K-12 schools/districts and early childhood programs with funds to plan for or implement farm to school programs that focus on purchasing and utilizing local foods. Grants are available for up to $2,000 in funding per program, however sites serving a smaller number of children are encouraged to apply for funding adequate to their needs. The grant year is September 6, 2016 – June 7, 2017.

The MI Farm to School Grant Program offers Planning and Implementation grants to eligible applicants. Schools/districts and early ...

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April 10, 2016 @ 1:41 PM

African American farmers, or dependent* children of African American farmers, with a verifiable farm operation by the USDA Farm Service Agency or Cooperative Extension Service, are eligible for a grant of up to $5,000 for education in college or vocational school programs.  There are other eligibility criteria.  In order for your application to be considered, you must be one of the first 100 applicants to submit your application.  The application site will close on May 2 by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time or when 100 applications have been submitted, whichever occurs first. Your documents must be mailed and postmarked by May 2, 2016.

For more information see https://scholarsapply.org/blackfarmersassociation/.

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