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Oklahoma Farm Enhancement and Diversification Grant: Agricultural Event

Oklahoma Agriculture, Food, and Forestry

Closed Indefinitely

Our sources indicate that this program is closed indefinitely and unlikely to reopen.

The Agriculture Enhancement and Diversification Program was designed to develop or improve uses for agricultural products, expand the state’s production of value-added products and to encourage diversified farming. The program provides funds in the form of grants or 0% interest loans. Proposals must clearly demonstrate the ability to directly benefit Oklahoma farmers and ranchers through the creation of new revenue streams.

Deadline dates for submissions are January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st or the next regular business day if the Department offices are closed on the deadline date.

Agriculture Event Grant

Projects should benefit the community and further the public interest in agriculture. Grants are available in three levels not to exceed $50,000.

  • Grants $2,500 or less must show a projected economic impact up to $5,000.

  • Grants $2,501 – $5,000 must show a projected economic impact of $5,001 to $75,000.

  • Grants $5,001 – $50,000 must show a projected economic impact of more than $75,000.


  • Applicants should focus on creating or expanding an event that benefits and furthers the public interest in agriculture.

  • The Board is seeking applications that impact the entire state or a large geographic region of the state.


  • Successful applications will prove an enhanced economic impact, increased participation and attendance, and include an educational component.  

  • Each applicant will be required to submit a letter endorsing the Event from a city or county government official or the local Chamber of Commerce. 

  • Applications will be considered on an individual basis and on their own merit. 

  • A thirty (30) minute presentation to the Board is required. 

  • The Board reserves the right to reject any grant application.

Application Instructions

  1. Complete the Application

  2. Applications, including all supplements, should be limited to twenty (20) pages. Required Attachments include:

    1.  Letter of Endorsement of the Event (Refer to section C of the Application).

    2. Event Schedule.

    3. Economic information allowing the AEDP Board to make a determination as to the economic impact to the state of Oklahoma. (Refer to Section D7 of the Application).

  3. Application and supplements must be emailed to in PDF form.


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Maximum Award Amount


Updated March 27, 2024

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