Illinois Department of Agriculture AgriFIRST Grant Program

The AgriFIRST program is designed to provide grants to persons and agribusinesses in Illinois for the purpose of developing projects that enhance the value of agricultural products or expand agribusiness in Illinois.

Grant funds can be used for such things as; technical assistance (up to 75% of costs), feasibility studies/competitive assessments and consulting or productivity services (up to 50% of costs), and construction related activities (up to 10% of total costs). To learn more about this program click on the link below. For further information click on the link below.

AgriFIRST Grant Program - Not currently accepting applications