Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation

The Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation in 2010), the mission of HAF is to support and sustain Hawaiʻi’s agricultural industry by addressing the critical needs and services of farmers and the industry in Hawaiʻi, and by better connecting them with the community and vice-versa. This involves educational and outreach programs in the community, as well as direct marketing, technical, educational and in-the-field support for farmers.


Service areas: Hawaii

Go to Website | Phone: (808) 927-9749

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Black Food Fund

The purpose of the Black Food Fund is to gather resources to address root causes and fuel transformative, Black-led change in our regional food system.


Service areas: Oregon, Washington

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2 Forks Club

Our goal is to build a robust local food economy by giving community farmers and local food entrepreneurs a leg up. 0% interest loans to community farmers and local food entrepreneurs in the Roaring Fork and North Fork V


Service areas: Colorado

Go to Website | Phone: 970.379.2323

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Agribusiness and Water Council of Arizona

The Agribusiness & Water Council of Arizona (ABWC) is a not for profit trade association, whose membership represents the entire agricultural community from “ditch bank to dinner plate”, in Arizona.  ABWC was established in 1978 to respond to proposed water legislation and to serve as the state’s reclamation representative to the National Water Resources Association.  It’s members are comprised of growers, ranchers, suppliers of equipment, seed, chemicals and services, attorney groups, agricultural processors, financiers of agribusiness enterprises, commodity groups, trade associations, electrical, irrigation and drainage districts, and major state universities.


Service areas: Arizona

Go to Website | Phone: (480) 558-5301

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Farms to Grow, Inc.

We offer Business Plan Workshops and classes on how to sell at a Farmers Market and how to set up a local CSA. We also provide farm volunteers and Marketing and Distribution set up and support. One on one assistance on phone and in-person in applying for grants and other funding. Support services in particular to African American farmers nationwide


Service areas: California, National

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Rhone’s Farm & Retreat LLC

We provide access to evidence based best practices for the beginning farmer (specializing in Veterans) as they navigate their new farmer journey. We collaborate with local, state, and national agencies to afford our participants the most up to date information and resources.


Service areas: Montana

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The Kohala Center

The Kohala Center (TKC) is a non-profit organization based in Waimea on Hawaii Island. The Rural and Cooperative Business Development Services staff at TKC provides technical assistance in business development to farmers, ranchers, food enterprises, and rural cooperatives statewide. We specialize in cooperative development, financial capacity building, and new farmer education and training. TKC also offers microloans to eligible rural businesses located on Hawaii Island and Molokai.


Service areas: Hawaii

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The FruitGuys Community Fund

The FruitGuys Community Fund provides grants for small farms in their efforts for greater environmental and economic health, community engagement and advocacy that supports sustainable agriculture.


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RSF Social Finance

In partnership with a community of investors and donors, RSF provides capital to non-profit and for-profit social enterprises addressing key issues in the areas of Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological Stewardship.


Service areas: National

Go to Website | Phone: 415.561.3900

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Oahu Agriculture and Conservation

  • Economic development support for Hawaii farmers
  • Farmer and rancher education and training for Hawaii farmers

Service areas: Hawaii

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The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is supported by the USDA Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network, under agreement number: 2020-70028-32731 proposal number: 2020-07631

The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is an equal access/equal opportunity program.