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Grants to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for projects that help to increase the sales, export, or awareness of the state's hemp products. Funding is intended to assist marketing and advertising organizations in promoting the hemp industry. Eligible activities include local or national promotion. Priority is given to the promotion, education, and export market development of agricultural hemp within the Commonwealth. Special consideration will be given to projects that leverage other funding and public-private partnerships.
The goal of the grant program is to offer opportunities for farm income and jobs as well as new possibilities for climate-friendly, environmentally beneficial help products. Projects should:
An eligible hemp product is an agricultural or industrial product that is legal to grow, process, and sell within this Commonwealth, which has a major component/ingredient derived from the hemp plant.
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Projects must have started on or after July 1, 2022, and must be completed on or before June 30, 2023.
Apply online: https://www.esa.dced.state.pa.us/login.aspx
Direct questions to:
Bureau of Plant Industry
Department of Agriculture
2301 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408