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The FruitGuys Community Fund 2024 grant cycle is underway for grant awards of up to $5,000 to small farms and agricultural nonprofits for projects that promote economic and environmental sustainability for their farms, programs, and communities. 

In 2023, The FruitGuys Community Fund awarded 18 small farms and agricultural nonprofits from 15 different states a total of $83,757 to implement sustainability projects spanning focus areas such as water conservation, energy efficiency, biodiversity, pollination, seed preservation, and ecological land management. The majority of funds were directed to farms owned or led by Black, Indigenous, People Of Color, and women, in an effort to provide critical support to under-represented farmers. 

Please spread the word with small-scale farmers you know!

Our 2024 application portal is open through Tuesday, January 30, 2024 11:59 p.m. PST. 

Visit the apply page to review grant eligibility requirements and project preferences.

Consider Donating to our 2024 campaign 

Gifts of any amount help us fund the future of small farms and sustainable agriculture. All donations are 100% tax-deductible and go directly to the grants, not administrative costs. Donate today!

Farmers tending to crops inside growing tunnel

2023 Grantee, Prairie Hills Farm, a 7-acre farm in Selma, IN received a $4.9K grant to extend their growing season by constructing hoop houses on their raised planting beds, reduce water waste by installing a drip irrigation system, and purchase gardening tools and supplies for a youth farming program.

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