AEM Plan Implementation Grant
Funds are available to support implementation of Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) Plans on NYS Grown & Certified farms. The goal of the implementation of AEM Plans on these farms is to assist growers in producing products using the highest environmental standards in order to protect and improve New York’s natural resources, including the water quality of its ocean and Great Lakes. Funding provided under this RFP comes from the Environmental Protection Fund, and will support environmental stewardship by providing financial assistance to implement Conservation Practice Systems on NYS G&C farms.
Learn more, and apply by April 6.
New York State Grown & Certified Agricultural Producers Food Safety Grant (REDC grants)
This grant opportunity offers up to $50,000 per producer for capital improvements to meet or maintain the food safety requirements of the Grown and Certified Program. Grant funds cover 90% of project costs, with producer matching with 10%. These grants are administered by organizations in each Region.
Regional Administrator Contacts
Grown & Certified participants are eligible to have $1000.00 in GAP audit costs reimbursed for two years.
Application and information available on the GAP Funding and Support page:
GAP Additional Resources page: