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Grants, Loans & Relief Payments

Federal Assistance


  • NOFA Vermont Farmer Emergency Fund
    Available to assist Vermont certified organic and NOFA Vermont member commercial farmers who are in financial need after having been adversely affected by natural and unnatural disasters. Farmers may request up to $2,500 in grants that do not need to be repaid. 


  • Vermont Farm Fund Emergency Loans
    Zero percent interest loans for Vermont farmers or food producers who have suffered a devastating loss due to an unexpected natural disaster that puts their farm or farming career in danger. The maximum Emergency Loan amount is currently $10,000. 

Business Assistance

  • Do you need support navigating through the financial assistance options available? Consider reaching out to one of the many organizations providing individualized technical assistance and business coaching to farms impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more on our Business Assistance page.