Boulder County, Colorado, is offering $305,000 in Sustainability Tax funds for sustainability-focused initiatives that will address the priority needs of local farmers and agriculture producers. Boulder County invites farmers, agricultural producers, the private sector, and non-profit organizations to apply for this one-time capital grant funding to undertake environmental sustainability projects that benefit Boulder County agricultural lands. Acceptable projects include the following four types: On-farm regenerative agriculture and soil health practices; Farmer/producer education, conferences, and workshops that focus on sustainable and regenerative agriculture demonstrations; On-farm and farmers market infrastructure; and Sustainable local food and crop production. Any registered business, official non-profit organization, or government entity can apply for funding at a minimum of $40,000 to a maximum of $150,000 per project.
Applications are due by January 27, 2020.