Horizon Farm Credit Jump Start

Applications are due by April 19, 2024.
JumpStart is a new and beginner farmer grant program from Horizon Farm Credit that awards up to 15 farmers a grant of $10,000 to help get them started on their agricultural journey. Applicants must be 18 or older with two years or less of farming experience or be planning to start farming in the next two years. Applicants must reside in Horizon Farm Credit’s service territory in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia. The application requires a series of essays, a business plan, and completion of an Ag Biz Basics course.