Montgomery County’s farmers work hard to supply our nation’s food. Our county’s agriculture industry fills our basic needs, which is even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Montgomery County has allocated $5 million from federal CARES Act funds to help the agriculture industry. Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to eligible agriculture businesses. These grants can cover expenses incurred because of the public health emergency with COVID-19 (including expenses already incurred as well as anticipated expenses between March 1 and Dec. 30, 2020).
To be eligible for CARES Act funds, you must be able to prove that the pandemic has had a negative impact on your business. Your agriculture business also must:
Required documents depend on how your agriculture business is organized. After you apply, you will need to submit the following documents to the Office of CARES Act to be considered for funding.
Follow the link below to the online application for agriculture. After you apply, you will receive an email asking for the required documents above. You will need to reply to that email with all your required documents attached.