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Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP)

Farm Service Agency

  • Submit easily using your Ambrook profile

  • Receive up to $500 per certification

  • Takes 7 minutes or less to apply

  • Every US state and county is eligible

About

OCCSP provides cost share assistance to producers and handlers of agricultural products who are obtaining or renewing their certification under the National Organic Program (NOP). Certified operations may receive up to 50 percent of their certification costs paid during the program year, not to exceed $500 per certification scope.

Eligibility

Certified organic producers and handlers who have paid certification fees may apply for reimbursement of the incurred costs.

Organic certification cost share funds are only available to certified organic producers and handlers. Certification must be provided by a USDA-accredited certifying agent. If your operation is not currently certified organic and you would like to learn more about the certification process, please visit www.fsa.usda.gov/organic.

Terms

Certified operations may receive up to 50 percent of their certification costs paid during the program year, not to exceed $500 per certification scope.

Resources

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Details

Organization

Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Financial Instrument

Cost Share, Grant

Image Credit

Penelope Waits

Updated April 12, 2021

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