Farm Aid Northeast BIPOC Farmers Relief Fund

Mutual Aid

The Northeast BIPOC Farmer Relief Fund is now accepting applications from BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) folks living in the Northeast who work in agriculture and have been economically impacted by the COVID crisis. Relief payments will be for $500, one per household.

If you’d like to help get the word out about this effort, please visit our Outreach Toolkit for sample outreach language and graphics in multiple languages!


In order to be eligible for funding, you must:

  • Identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color)
  • Work on a farm, ranch, in agriculture, or as a fisherperson
  • Live in any of the following states or tribal land in this region: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC
  • Have been impacted economically by the COVID-19 pandemic

Apply online at the apply link or call Jen Himes 814.349.9856 x701 between 1-6pm Eastern Monday – Friday to submit your application over the phone. 

Application closes August 10, 2020

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