The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, in partnership with Community Farm Alliance, the Appalachian Impact Fund, and CEDIK at the University of Kentucky, is pleased to provide grant funding through the Central Appalachian Family Farm Fund for farmers in Southeast Kentucky. These grants can be used to sustain and increase growing capacity in the midst of COVID-19 as a mechanism to help address food insecurity within communities.

Kentucky Counties Eligible: Bell, Breathitt, Clay, Clinton, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Whitley, and Wolfe.

A family farm can apply for funds up to $750 and no more than one grant will be awarded per farming operation. These are grants and do NOT need to be repaid.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, the next round of applications will be reviewed for applications that were submitted by 7pm EDT on August 25th, 2020. The application should take you approximately 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

If you have questions and you are located in Southeastern Kentucky please direct questions to