-Farmgrass Medical Relief Fund Application

    If a current GroACT grower has an accident or illness that is becoming costly they may fill out the application below to see if the incident/situation qualifies them for a grant.

Here is a list of qualifications and FAQ's:

- Must be a GroACT member or have an immediate household family member (spouse/ partner, children) whose medical costs are the grower's responsibility. See the Become a Member page for more info. 

- Grower must either be under-insured, unable to pay insurance deductible, or losing sales due to injury or illness- dental and vision issues included.

- Must be able to provide documentation requested by review committee, ex- hospital receipts, record of lost sales, etc..  

- Must be willing to sign a liability waiver releasing Gro-ACT of any responsibility of what happens to funds after disbursed.

- Grants are typically issued for a maximum amount of $5,000 per farm per year, but larger amounts will be considered in extreme circumstances.  

- This is a reimbursement grant only, funds cannot be awarded for future procedures. 

** grants are available as funds are available**

** please email handsoftheearth@gmail.com to confirm your application was received**

Gro-ACT Medical Relief Form

Our enormous gratitude goes out to the coordinators and contributors of Farmgrass, who have generously raised more than $40,000 for this program from their bluegrass festivals and  other fundraising events since 2014.  Many farmers have benefited from this partnership. 

Click the link to find out
 more about FARMGRASS FEST and its hard-working team.

Farmgrass Fest & Fundraising Efforts

April 2014- Farmgrass Fest '14  Simmons Family Farm, Neiderwald 

May 2015- Farmgrass Fest '15  Simmons Family Farm, Neiderwald 

March 2016 Farm to Feast, a production of Farmgrass Fest, Tillery Place 

May 2016- Farmgrass Fest '16  Simmons Family Farm, Neiderwald   

March 2017 Farm to Feast, a production of Farmgrass Fest, Barr Mansion

May 2017- Farmgrass Fest '17 Simmons Family Farm, Neiderwald