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Connecticut Organic Certification Cost Share Program

Connecticut Department of Agriculture

Closed October 15, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is applying for the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP) Grant from the USDA Farm Service Agency.

Through this grant, Connecticut certified organic growers and processors can be reimbursed part of the cost of receiving and maintaining organic certification. A list of certified organic growers and processors is available through USDA’s Organic INTEGRITY Database at

The program is administered on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted.


The amount reimbursed will be 50%, up to $500, of the certification cost paid between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021.

Application Instructions

Apply online at this link, and have the below documents ready:

  • A copy of your National Organic Program Certificate of Compliance (from accredited certifier)

  • A copy of your paid receipt/invoice for Organic Certification (from accredited certifier)

  • Completed W-9 Form & SP-26 Form 

Applicants are required to use direct deposit for their reimbursement. Submit a blank voided check AND one of the following Vendor Direct Deposit ACH Forms: 

to the Office of State Comptroller. If your business entity is an Individual/Sole Proprietor use the “Individual” form. Other business entities use the “Company” form.

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October 15, 2021


Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CTDOAG)

Financial Instrument

Cost Share, Grant

Maximum Award Amount

January 1, 500

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Updated September 28, 2021

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