Native American Agriculture Fund Issues Request for Applications Deadline: September 30, 2019

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) is a charitable trust was created by the settlement of the landmark  Keepseagle v. Vilsack  class-action lawsuit. The Native American Agriculture Fund will provide grants to eligible entities for business assistance, agricultural education, technical support, and advocacy services to support Native farmers and ranchers . Eligible entities include 501(c)3 organizations, educational organizations, CDFIs and Native CDFIs, and tribal governments.

Proposals should address one of the four areas important to the success of Native farmers and ranchers: business assistance, agricultural education, technical support and advocacy.

NAAF is hosting the following informational webinars:

  • Tuesday, August 13, 2-4 p.m. CDT
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2-4 p.m.CDT
  • Tuesday, September 3, 2-4 p.m.CDT

Applicants eligible to receive funding from NAAF must have a proven track record of providing business assistance, agriculture education, technical support, or advocacy services to Native farmers and ranchers. Proof of that proven track record is required.

For More Information Applicants are directed to the Request for Applications (RFA) on the website at for more detailed instructions. For other questions, contact NAAF staff at: .