The Farm Viability Grant (FVG) (C.G.S. Sec. 22-26j) is a competitive matching grant program open to municipalities, regional planning organizations, associations of municipalities, and agricultural non-profits. The maximum grant award is $49,999. Please be aware this is a reimbursement grant.
Funding for the Farm Viability Grant is provided through the State of Connecticut Agricultural Viability Grant Program, established in 2005 through Public Act 05-228, An Act Concerning Farmland Preservation, Land Protection, Affordable Housing, and Historic Preservation.
There are four Questions of Focus that eligible applicants may choose to apply for. Please review the 2022 Farm Viability Grant Application Guidelines document above for detailed information on how to apply and the Questions of Focus.
The Farm Viability Grant Program and any awards are subject to limitations of state funding.
Applications will only be accepted according to the instructions outlined in the 2022 Farm Viability Grant Application Guidelines.