AGRI Urban Agriculture Grant Program

Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)

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Next predicted deadline: Jan 12, 2024 2:00pm PST

Later predicted deadlines: Jan 12, 2025 2:00pm PST

Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $50,000

Fields of work: Agriculture Agricultural Education Community Development & Revitalization

Applicant type: Organizations

Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach, Capital Project

Location of project: Counties in Minnesota: Aitkin County, Anoka County, Becker County, Beltrami County, Benton County Show all

Location of residency: Minnesota



The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has served our state for more than 125 years. The work we do touches every Minnesota citizen every day.

Our mission is to enhance all Minnesotans’ quality of life by equitably ensuring the integrity of our food supply, the health of our environment, and the strength and resilience of our agricultural economy.

Our three general areas of responsibility include:

  • Protecting our food supply;
  • Protecting our natural resources; and,
  • Cultivating our agricultural economy.

AGRI Urban Agriculture Grant Program

The AGRI Urban Agriculture Grant Program encourages urban youth agricultural education and urban agriculture community development within the city limits of urban or peri-urban areas.

Grants help organizations and communities obtain the materials and services necessary to successfully promote urban youth agricultural education and urban agriculture community development.


Eligible grant projects include the purchase and installation of equipment; capital expenditures (costs incurred to make physical improvements to or construct a facility); and/or dedicated staff contractor time. Projects must be located in or serve communities that meet one of the following criteria:

  • Cities with a population over 5,000, or
  • Located within the boundaries of federally recognized tribal land and serving tribal community members, regardless of population size.


A total of $551,000 is available in Fiscal Year 2023. Applicants may request between $2,500 and $50,000 per project. A cash match is not required.

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This page was last reviewed November 21, 2023 and last updated November 21, 2023