Kent County Economic and Tourism Development in partnership with the Upper Shore Regional Council provides grant funding to local agricultural businesses looking to expand, diversify, or improve their marketing efforts or conduct agricultural research initiatives. The purpose of the program is to help support the development, expansion, and coordination of agricultural enterprises and initiatives within Kent County and the tri-county region.
Grant requests ranging from $2,500 up to a maximum of $10,000 will be considered on a competitive basis.
Priority will be given to projects that:
- Benefit the entire Ag community,
- Include two or more businesses working in cooperation,
- Involve new or emerging markets,
- Promote a Buy Local campaign.