In 2021, Fund Our Foodshed Grants will range from $1000 to $5000 per project. Funds may be used for the purchase of machinery, construction, supplies (plant materials, animals, feed, etc.), infrastructure development, services, or other resources necessary for increasing productivity or growing the applicant’s business. Awards include in-kind promotion of the project by Menomonie Market Food Co-op, including press releases, website and social media materials, and in-store promotion. Funding of a grant does not guarantee or imply that the co-op will purchase or sell the applicant’s product(s).
How Funds Are Awarded
A committee consisting of fourteen staff, owners, and board members will review applications and award the grants this year. The committee makeup changes from year to year and assesses the projects based on a set criteria as described in the document below.
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