Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces Grant Applicant Information Sessions

Contact:

Noelle Sevoian
Agricultural Development Coordinator
Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
116 State Street                                              Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Montpelier, VT 05620                                      Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation               
Ph: 802-585-9072                                            Agency of Commerce & Community Development 
Email: working.lands@state.vt.us

The WLEB announces the availability of over $1 million in grant funds for investment into farm, food systems, forestry, and forest products enterprises. Applicant Information Sessions are scheduled for November 4th, 5th, and 6th. Working Lands funds are available in three investment areas:

1.    Agriculture, Forestry & Forest Products: Enterprise Investments - $3,000 - $20,000

APPLICATION DUE: 12/11/2013

Applicant Information Sessions: November 5th and 6th, 4:30pm-6pm

2.    Agriculture, Forestry & Forest Products: Working Lands Service Provider Grants - $10,000 - $150,000

LETTER OF INTENT DUE: 11/26/2013

FULL APPLICATION DUE: 2/28/2014

Applicant Information Session: November 4th, 4:30pm - 6pm

3.   Agriculture, Forestry & Forest Products: Capital and Infrastructure Investments - $15,000 - $75,000

LETTER OF INTENT DUE: 11/26/2013

FULL APPLICATION DUE: 3/07/2014

Applicant Informational Sessions: November 5th and 6th, 4:30pm - 6pm  

 

Applicant Information Sessions will be hosted at the following locations:

Monday, November 4th, 2013, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Who: Service Providers interested in applying

Webinar Log-in: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/251892751

Locations to view webinar:

November 5th, 2013, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Who: Enterprises interested in applying for small or large grants

Webinar Log-in: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/337489823

Locations to view webinar:

November 6th, 2013, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Who: Enterprises interested in applying for small or large grants

Webinar Log-in: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/337941303

Locations to view webinar:

 

To access Applicant Information Sessions by webinar and for location details - http://workinglands.vermont.gov/webinar

To access our Working Lands Applicant Guides - http://workinglands.vermont.gov/apply/rfp