Are you already Certified Animal Welfare Approved (AWA), Certified Humane, or Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Animal Welfare Certified (steps 4-5+)? If so, grants of up to $2,500 are available for individual farmers, and up to $5,000 for joint applications, for projects that would build your farm's capacity, financial viability and/or the market for your animal welfare-certified products.
Learn more here: https://foodanimalconcernstrust.org/capacity-building-grants
To apply, review the eligibility requirements below and complete an online application with information about your farm, proposed project, project budget, and optional photos. If you are applying for a Capacity Building Grant on behalf of multiple farms, each partner farm must complete a Capacity Building Grant Collaborator Form.
Applications and related materials must be submitted online by 5pm CST on December 2, 2019. Grants will be awarded in February 2020. Please contact Larissa McKenna, FACT’s Humane Farming Program Director, with any questions after reviewing these guidelines. Funding for Capacity-Building Grants has been made possible by generous support from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).