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Agricultural Composting Improvement Grant Program (ACIP)

How to apply to the Agricultural Composting Improvement Program
Applications must be received by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 14th, 2020

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The Details of Agricultural Composting Improvement Grant Program (ACIP)

What you need for Agricultural Composting Improvement Grant Program (ACIP)

The goal of the Agricultural Composting Improvement Program (ACIP) is to help agricultural composters improve the overall management of their agricultural composting operations and facilitate on-farm compost use. 

Who Can Apply: 

  • Registered agricultural composters
  • Agricultural composting farms exempt from registration 
  • Agricultural composters in the process of applying for registration prior to release of this grant 

Eligible Projects: 

New equipment or facility upgrades which meet the goals of the Program.
Project examples:

  • Screeners
  • Spreaders
  • Turners
  • Mixers
  • Windrow Covers
  • Compost Pads
  • Improved Technology Systems

Maximum Funding:

Maximum funding per applicant is 75% of total project or equipment costs up to a maximum of $75,000. 

How to apply Agricultural Composting Improvement Grant Program (ACIP)

Complete the application and mail with any additional documentation to: 

Dorothy Du
MA Department of Agricultural Resources
251 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114

Mailed applications must be received by the February 14th, 2020 deadline.  Postmarked applications will NOT be accepted. 

Complete the application and hand deliver with any additional documentation to: 

Dorothy Du
MA Department of Agricultural Resources
251 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114

Applications must be received by 4:00 PM on February 14th, 2020.  Applications received after this deadline will NOT be accepted. 

More info for Agricultural Composting Improvement Grant Program (ACIP)

To apply please read the Request for Response (RFR) and complete the application portion in its entirety. Applications can be printed and handwritten, or can be filled out online and printed. Completed applications must be received either by mail or hand delivered by 4:00 PM on Friday, February, 14th, 2020. 

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