|Applicants can choose to apply for only one of the three focuses of the micro grant program including:1. National grants program open to all residents and organizations residing and actively working with heritage breeds in the United States.
2. The Northeast program focused on the region of the U.S. as defined by the U.S. Census bureau, which includes the states of: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Applicants must be residents or organizations of one of these states and actively working with heritage breeds.
3. Youth grants program open to all youth residents of the United State between the ages of 8-18 years old and actively working with heritage breeds.
Examples of expenditures include, but are not limited to, purchase of livestock or poultry, producer training programs, fences, facilities, supplies, and specialized equipment, or product marketing.
Applications may be submitted beginning August 15, 2019 and must be received at The Livestock Conservancy’s office no later than October 15th, 2019. Winners will be announced by February 1, 2020.
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For full program details and to apply, visit http://bit.ly/Micro-Grant.
The Livestock Conservancy™ l (919) 542-5704 l PO Box 477, Pittsboro, NC 27312