Grant Opportunity: Beekman Mortgage Lifter (From ATTRA)A portion of profits from Beekman's Mortgage Lifter pasta sauces is donated to assist small farms that have a viable, future focused, growth-oriented business strategy. Beekman 1802 will provide one $15,000 "Lift" and three $1,049 "Mini-Lifts" to small American farms. The program is open to agricultural businesses that fit the USDA definition of a Family Farm and have been in business for three years. Entries are due by April 30, 2015.
This is a private source of funding, meaning it is not a state or federal program.Among the eligibility requirements found on the website is that the farm must have been in business for at least three years. This appears to be a nation-wide competition.