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Energy Grants and More

Energy Grants and More

This week we are featuring the Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds On-Farm Energy Efficiency Incentives Program, the Rural Energy for America Program Grants, and the Kentucky Proud Promotional Program Grants. 

Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Webinars

Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Webinars

This week we are featuring the USDA Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Grants. If you're interested in applying, check out the three webinars we have shared! These webinars will give you an inside scoop into crafting your grant proposal and government statistics on local food.

Energy Grants and Conservation Cost Shares for Farmers

This week we are featuring the Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds On-Farm Energy Efficiency Incentives Program, the Rural Energy for America Program Grants, the Kentucky Conservation State Cost Share Program, and the USDA-NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program. 

KY Conservation Cost Share and more!

KY Conservation Cost Share and more!

This week we are featuring the Kentucky Conservation State Cost Share Program, the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service's Environmental Quality Incentives (EQIP) Program, and the Kentucky Proud Promotional Grant Program. Please check out more information about each program below.

Winter Funding Opportunties

Winter Funding Opportunties

This week we are featuring the Kentucky State University's Small Scale Farm Grant Program, and Community Farm Alliance's Farmers Market Support Program which offers a Kentucky Double Dollars cost share and a farmers market manager cost share. Please check out more information about each program below.

Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity

Would you like to learn more about how Kentucky’s agricultural businesses operate and how your classwork applies to real-world business situations? 

The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (KCARD) is currently searching for a college junior, senior, or graduate student majoring in Agricultural Economics to serve as a paid intern for summer 2019.

Is a Cooperative the Right Choice?

Is a Cooperative the Right Choice?

KCARD is often contacted by individuals and groups that have a business idea and are interested in forming a cooperative. A cooperative can be a great choice and we help people form cooperatives all the time, but many times the cooperative business structure is misunderstood and people have the wrong idea about what a cooperative is and when it is the right business structure.

KCARD Grant Workshop Time is Here Again!

KCARD Grant Workshop Time is Here Again!

Our 2018 Grant Workshop season is about to begin. KCARD's Agribusiness Grant Facilitation Program will be hosting five Grant Workshops this season. The workshops will cover a broad range of funding opportunities for farmers, agribusinesses, and non-profits that support agriculture in Kentucky.