HumanLinks Foundation is offering a low interest loan program for 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 loan program is to support regenerative agriculture and mitigate climate change. Projects that enhance the operations of farmers utilizing these practices will be considered.

View a copy of the application and criteria:

This loan 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.

Timeline & Details:
This loan program will accept applications continuously, but will fund projects quarterly.