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November 01, 2013

Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces Grant Applicant Information Sessions

The WLEB announces the availability of over $1 million in grant funds for investment into farm, food systems, forestry, and forest products enterprises. Applicant Information Sessions are scheduled for November 4th, 5th, and 6th. Working Lands funds are available in three investment areas:

1. Agriculture, Forestry & Forest Products: Enterprise Investments - $3,000 - $20,000

APPLICATION DUE: 12/11/2013

Applicant Information Sessions: November 5th and 6th, 4:30pm-6pm

2. Agriculture, Forestry & Forest Products: Working Lands Service Provider Grants - $10,000 - $150,000

LETTER OF INTENT DUE: 11/26/2013

FULL APPLICATION DUE: 2/28/2014

Applicant Information Session: November 4th, 4:30pm - 6pm

3. Agriculture, Forestry & Forest Products: Capital and Infrastructure Investments - $15,000 - $75,000

LETTER OF INTENT DUE: 11/26/2013

FULL APPLICATION DUE: 3/07/2014

Applicant Informational Sessions: November 5th and 6th, 4:30pm - 6pm

Applicant Information Sessions will be hosted at the following locations:

Monday, November 4th, 2013, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Who: Service Providers interested in applying

Webinar Log-in: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/251892751

Locations to view webinar:

• Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, 116 State Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Montpelier, VT

November 5th, 2013, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Who: Enterprises interested in applying for small or large grants

Webinar Log-in: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/337489823

Locations to view webinar:

• Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, 67 Merchants Row, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Rutland VT

• Northeastern Vermont Development Association, 36 Eastern Avenue, Suite 1, St. Johnsbury, VT

• Franklin Grand Isle Workforce Investment Board Training Center, 10 Precision Lane, Swanton, VT

• Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, 116 State Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Montpelier, VT

November 6th, 2013, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Who: Enterprises interested in applying for small or large grants

Webinar Log-in: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/337941303

Locations to view webinar:

• Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, 76 Cotton Mill Hill (the front, smaller building, lower level)

• Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, 116 State Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Montpelier, VT

To access Applicant Information Sessions by webinar and for location details - http://workinglands.vermont.gov/webinar

To access our Working Lands Applicant Guides - http://workinglands.vermont.gov/apply/rfp

Media Contact: Noelle Sevoian, Agricultural Development Coordinator, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, 802-585-9072, working.lands@state.vt.us

Source: Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Last Updated at: November 01, 2013 16:07:07