Agriculture Farm Expansion Grant

Request for Proposal

The Kauai County Office of Economic Development (“OED”) is requesting proposals for the Agriculture Farm Expansion Grant Awards for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year. Project funding period will be March 1, 2024 to February 28, 2026. The intent of the grant program is to advance Kauai’s agricultural industry through targeted investments in the expansion of farming across the island. Proposals submitted shall be reviewed and considered for the receipt of funding, to proposed projects or program budgets for applicant organizations.

The full RFP can be found here: https://kauaiforward.com/ag-farm-expansion-grant-afeg-rfp-final/

SEALED PROPOSALS for the AGRICULTURE FARM EXPANSION GRANTS for Fiscal Year 2023-2024, must be received on or before 4:00 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time, Tuesday, January 2, 2024, via the Amplifund System. Awards will be made, and recipients notified during the week of February 5, 2024. The following is the link to the Amplifund application https://www.gotomygrants.com/Public/Opportunities/Details/ff54bdb6-af2c-45de-ada6-18aeaddadaac. We do not accept proposals through US Mail, email or by fax. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered. The County reserves the right to reject any proposal.

The deadline for submitting written questions is Monday, November 27, 2023, at 4:00pm via oedgrants@kauai.gov.

Notification of OED’s approval and recommendation for funding will be made the week of February 5, 2024.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact Therilynn Martin-Haumea at 808-241-4299 or tmhaumea@kauai.gov no later than November 23, 2023. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request.

Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.

Informational Webinar

A zoom meeting to discuss the RFP was held via Zoom on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 11am.

To watch the webinar, download the slides, and to view the Addendum to the RFP resulting from the questioins asked during the webinar, click on the corresponding button below.

Amplifund Training Series

We accept grant applications through Amplifund. To simplify the process and ensure that applicants can navigate the system easily, Amplifund has put together an applicant series. Click the button to go to their directory of applicant learning resources.