An extensive list of current government financial assistance programs. These programs can changes each year. Visit the site often for new opportunities.
A good overview of grant and loan opportunities available for beginning farmers.
Through GRCA’s affiliate organization, the Greater Berks Development Fund (GBDF), it is able to assist in your financing needs. As the only Certified Economic Development Organization in Berks County, GBDF is able to access funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community Development and other sources to help your business grow and succeed.
The Food Safety Certification for Specialty Crops (FSCSC) Program provides assistance to specialty crop operations that incurred eligible on-farm food safety program expenses in 2022 and 2023.