The Carrot Project Agriculture Fund is a partnership between The Carrot Project and Vermont Community Loan Fund, designed to meet the needs of producers and processors that serve markets in Vermont or nearby states.
Application Deadline: Always the 1st of the month or the next business day if the 1st falls on a weekend or holiday.
If you would prefer to fill out the inquiry form as a hard copy, you may download one here.
To be considered for a loan, farms and food system enterprises must meet the following qualifications:
Eligible Uses of Loan
If any of the following apply to your situation, this program is not suitable for you at this time.
If you would like more information regarding the requirements for this loan application, please access the loan application checklist and terms & elibility here.
If you have any questions, would like assistance in developing your application for this program, or are interested in receiving updates about this program or would like more information, please contact Dorothy Suput at dsuput(at)thecarrotproject.org.
Farm Financial Templates - Free Downloads
You may submit your financials for the loan application in any format, but if you would prefer a template for your financial statements, you may download one below. We've developed these free templates specifically for small farm financial planning. Use them for general or annual financial planning, to accompany a business plan, or to meet the requirements for financial statements as listed on The Carrot Project's loan application checklist. The monthly templates are most useful for looking at 12 months of your business in detail, while the yearly templates are most useful for summarizing multiple years.
Greenfield Highland Beef, Greensboro Bend, VT
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