Programs

2020 TILTH AND HUMANLINKS FOUNDATION FARM GRANTS
In partnership with HumanLinks Foundation, Tilth Alliance is accepting applications by farmers seeking financial assistance to support projects that will improve the economic viability, social impacts or environmental sustainability of their farm businesses. The goal of this grant program is to support regenerative agriculture and mitigate climate change. Projects that enhance the operations of farmers utilizing these practices will be considered.

View the criteria and more information in the Grant Info Packet downloadable as a PDF

 

Eligibility

Below are the eligibility requirements. Note that an individual farm business is not eligible to receive more than $20,000 over a five-year period. This grant program is open to all Washington State farmers who:

  • Currently employ or are adopting practices that follow regenerative, sustainable, and/or organic principles (this includes conventional farms that are transitioning into organic, sustainable, or regenerative production).
  • Have been in business for at least two years.
  • Are seeking to improve and/or expand their operation, improve environmental impacts, or become a more sustainable business.
Funding Priorities
  • Projects that enhance and measure carbon sequestration, restore soil health, utilize cover crops, preserve and create habitats, increase biodiversity, and employ environmentally safe waste management practices.
  • Conventional farmers who want to transition to organic, sustainable, or regenerative practices.
  • Previous grantees are eligible to apply but priority will be given to new applicants (see eligibility requirements above).
Click here to view a list of frequently asked questions.
Timeline & Details:
Applications must be postmarked or received electronically no later than January 17, 2020. Submit your application by email or mail. View the criteria and more information in the grant information packet downloadable as a PDF here and download the application here.