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Grant Writer Request #08152019C

Primary Purpose:
I am seeking a grant writer to compose, submit, and win grants for sustainable farming and aquaponic farming for:
Minority and female minority beginning farmers
Research and Development
Training and Education
Aeroponics /Wind Power use on farms

Programming and Dollar Needs:
$250,000 - $500,000
Project Description:
Provide your hourly rate for research and locating grants for: 2 hours per week for 4 weeks.   For a total of 8 hours.
Provide your hourly rate for writing curriculum for:
Provide your hourly rate to set up and manage my YouHelp page:
The Grant Writer should be ready to begin work on: Immediately
Organizational Status:
Our organization is a(n): Non Profit, Small Business, Individual
Our company is in existence for: 5 Year(s)
Services:
We presently provide or will be providing services in the geographic areas of: McHenry County IL and surrounding areas
Grant History:
This will be our first time applying for grant funding.
We have not previously received grant funds.
We do not have a copy of our previously written grant application(s).
We do not have a fundraising packet.
We have an agency mission statement: Our mission is to create a sustainable business model for Aquaponic Farming offering fresh and affordable vegetables, herbs, and fish to our community and local vendors while attempting to install a sense of community pride and self-reliance. Our goals and objectives are to focus on providing well balanced daily nutritional healthy food options for our community, food pantries, local churches, and supporters and to provide an agricultural production system that connects hydroponic and aquaculture systems. We want to create an environmentally friendly and efficient facility producing multiple cash crops with reduced water and fertilizer inputs. We aim to support the development and sustainability of community-based Aquaponic farms by providing training and volunteer opportunities in our circular farm environment. Our plans are to construct our company in the farming and agriculture sector so that we can take advantage of solar, wind, and if possible, water energy sources. We would like to create an environmentally friendly and efficient facility that will supply as much product as the demand requires.