Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund




Grants of up to $20,000 to USA agricultural producers for disaster relief efforts. Funding is intended to assist organic farm operations that are struggling to recover from natural disasters, such as floods, wildfires, unexpected life events, and other difficulties that can be challenging to a business. The goal of the grant program is to help organic businesses with expenses related to losses from natural disasters, personal hardship, or other unplanned emergencies.


  • Bricmont Hardship Assistance fund applicants must:

    • Be a certified organic operation with a valid organic certificate from any third-party USDA-accredited certifier (CDFA registration alone is not sufficient)

    • Submit a complete and detailed description of hardship endured within the last 12 months

    • Submit supporting financial documentation of economic loss (examples: Profit and Loss Statements from current and previous years, tax documentation such as Schedule F, etc.)

    • Submit a final progress report one year after grant is awarded (for grant recipients only)

    • Applying organic business must be in the United States

    • First-time applicants and underserved producers will be prioritized


  • Ongoing


Posted on

September 13, 2023