Grants

The Kansas Black Farmers Association team is constantly looking for grants that will benefit low to medium farmers.

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Current Grants

2501 grant

The 2501 project, awarded in 2022, provides funding for the organization to assist BIPOC farmers in retaining, expanding, and sustainably utilizing their landholdings. “It will encourage farmers to gain equitable access and utilization of all USDA programs, resources, and services. Programs to help farmers organize cooperatives for more significant economic benefits and increase farm and ranch and Specialty Crop income will also be covered.”

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Strengthening Grassroots Leadership and Capacity to Scale Climate-Smart Production Systems and Facilitate Underserved Producers’ Access to Markets

KBFA are partners on “Strengthening Grassroots Leadership and Capacity to Scale Climate-Smart Production Systems and Facilitate Underserved Producers’ Access to Markets,” a Climate Smart Commodities Grant awarded in 2022,

National Sorghum Producers Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Project

The “National Sorghum Producers Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Project.”

National Association of Conservation Districts - Climate-Smart Commodities Grant

National Association of Conservation Districts – Climate-Smart Commodities Grant

The Farm and Food Worker Relief Grant

Grant to distribute relief payments to front line farm workers and meat packing workers. Through this program a one time direct relief payment of $600 will be available to qualifying front line farm, grocery and meat packing workers for expenses incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rural Coalition Technical Assistance Grant

Rural Coalition Technical Assistance Grant

Implementing a Kansas Local Food Systems Collaborative: Building Resilient and Equitable Food Systems Together

KBFA is a sub-awardee on “Implementing a Kansas Local Food Systems Collaborative: Building Resilient and Equitable Food Systems Together,” with Kansas State University.

Past Grants

COVID-19 Grant

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HRSA COVID Awareness and vaccination grant for rural communities and BIPOC farmers

HRSA COVID Awareness and vaccination grant for rural communities and BIPOC farmers

Increase the Reach - COVID vaccination and education grant- ethic minority populations
Kansas Black Farmers Association awarded the Increase the Reach Grant to help vaccinate the BIPOC rural and urban communities! This Increase the Reach grant program is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $79,278,482 with 100 percent funded by the CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by the CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

For more information, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/

Pigford 2 Farmers Settlement Grant - Grassroot operation funding

Pigford 2 Farmers Settlement Grant – Grassroot operation funding

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