Assist New Milford in protecting and preserving our surviving farmlands

New Connecticut Farmer Alliance Climate Smart Ag & Forestry Grants Announced- Due 1/12/2024

The New CT Farmer Alliance is excited to announce the first round of our Climate Smart Ag and Forestry grant program! We will be awarding grants to 22 Connecticut farms in 2024 to fund a range of agriculture and forestry practices that contribute to climate change mitigation and resilience. Learn more here.

Key points:

  • Applications open on November 6th, 2023, and close on January 12th, 2024.
  • Funding will be available in two tiers: 18 grants of up to $8,000 & 4 grants of up to $30,000.
  • There are three options to submit an application: a written online application, a video submission, or a farm visit.
We are also hosting virtual info sessions on Wednesday, November 8th at 6pm and Tuesday, December 5th at 6pm for interested applicants to learn more about the grant program, application requirements, and submission process.
Please let us know if you have any questions, and how we can help with your application. Contact Liz at or 860-785-3099 for English, or Xóchitl at or 203-680-0455 for Spanish.
Funding for this project was paid for the Climate Smart Farming: Agriculture and Forestry Grant. Funding awarded and administered by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.