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US Caribbean Infrastructure Grant

Rural Advancement Foundation International

Closed March 13, 2023


RAFI-USA is accepting applications for the 2023 US Caribbean Infrastructure Grant which provides support to farmers in the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The grants are designated for projects that will increase farm viability, support community food sovereignty efforts, preserve traditional and cultural farming practices, as well as assist local food economies. Individual or group applicants may request between $3,000 – $5,000 in funding.


Eligibility

  • Earn a significant amount of their personal income from your farm operation 

  • Have at least three years of farming experience and have worked two years in their current farming operation and location

  • Be located in the US Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico


Terms

Priority in the selection will be given to proposals with:

  • High expected impact on the viability and sustainability of the farm

  • Solid project feasibility and planning: a clear plan, detailed budget and schedule, and all supporting documentation included.

  • Individual financial need or location in an economically disadvantaged area

  • Farmers who have not previously received an infrastructure grant from RAFI-USA


Application Instructions

Apply online in English or Spanish.

Support

Resources



Details

Release Date

February 17, 2023

Deadline

March 13, 2023

Financial Instrument

Grant

Minimum Award Amount

$3,000

Maximum Award Amount

$5,000


Updated February 18, 2023

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