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Here are some details
How much are the grants?
This year, grants up to $50,000 will be awarded to 60 agricultural producers on Oʻahu.
When can agricultural producers apply?
Farmers, ranchers, and growers on Oahu can apply from September 12, 2022 at noon to October 20, 2022, at 10 a.m.
Who can apply?
An agricultural producer on Oʻahu.
Have been in business by March 13, 2020.
Be fully compliant with the IRS, and the State of Hawaiʻi’s departments of labor and industrial relations, commerce and consumer affairs, and taxation.
For Oʻahu-based agriculture producers. A non-exhaustive list of eligible producers includes:
Fruit, vegetable production
Aquaponic and aquaculture
Ornamental and floriculture
Beauty and healthcare crops
What are examples of financial harm from the pandemic?
Here are several examples: Loss of income documented by tax returns or bank statements; documented loss of labor; late rental fees or unpaid utilities; deferred maintenance; unpaid invoices.
Priorities for funding
Supplies and equipment
Technical assistance, consultants, contractors, and certifications
What are appropriate uses of grant funding?
Grants have a wide variety of uses, from buying seed, sod, or livestock feed to new equipment to wages to purchasing technology.
What are ineligible uses of grant funding?
Grants cannot be used for improvements to permanent infrastructure.
More information will be available when grant applications are published.