Southern Tier Agricultural Industry Enhancement Program (STAIEP) Grants are available through all Southern Tier Soil and Water Conservation District Offices for financial assistance to implement part(s) of a farm business plan or environmental plan that will increase farm production, enhance profitability and/or increase environmental sustainability of the farm operation.
Grants are up to $50,000 with a 10% match, or up to $100,000 with a 25% match.
For purposes of the STAIEP grant, Southern Tier Counties include: Delaware, Broome, Chenango, Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, Tompkins, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Tioga.
Round 1: Ended
Round 2: Ended
Round 3 deadline: March 6, 2017
Round 4 deadline: September 18, 2017.
These funds are granted on a first-come, first serve basis.
Business plans required with applications.
For more information, contact your local Soil and Water district.
Delaware County farmers: email firstname.lastname@example.org for the RFP and to verify eligibility, or call 607-865-7161.