Please review all instructions before beginning application. 

The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, a program of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board, has grants of $5,000 to $50,000 are available on a competitive basis to Vermont farmers for water quality related investments. These grants are designed to help farm businesses undertake projects that improve on-farm water quality, help farms comply with water quality regulations, and improve overall farm viability. All awards require a 1 to 1 match, and grantees will be reimbursed upon the completion of the project.
Applications are due January 19, 2024 and decisions will be announced in April 2024. 

Questions? Email Viability Program Coordinator, Betsy McGavisk at or 802-828-5562.