Funding

Multiple funding streams contribute to the viability and resilience of our organization.


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program revenue


Our primary branches - market, kitchen, and farm - each generate revenue to contribute to the food hub’s guiding mission and financial viability.

 

Grant Funding

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Grants are an integral part of our funding structure as a nonprofit. Through federal and state funding, we are able to carry our projects and conduct research that is useful to our development as a food hub and community organization.

Grant History

2019

  • Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food: Promotional Mini-Grant

    Diversifying Advertising Streams for Sweet Beet Market

2018

  • Champions of NH Farm Grant

    Fully integrated point of sale system for Sweet Beet Market

  • USDA Local Food Promotion Program

    Kearsarge Area Value Chain Assessment and Action Plan for a Resilient Local Food Distribution Enterprise

2017

  • Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food: Promotional Mini-Grant

    Kearsarge Food Hub Marketing Campaign

2016

  • Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food: Promotional Mini-Grant

    Kearsarge Food Hub Marketing Campaign

  • New England Grassroots Environmental Fund & In Your Own Backyard: Grow Grant

    Sweet Beet Farm Stand Renovations

  • USDA Rural Business Development Grant

    Bradford Area Food and Agriculture Business Training Program

    A Merrimack County Conservation District grant; KFH members were hired to implement this project.

2015

  • New England Grassroots Environmental Fund: Grow Grant

    Kearsarge Food Hub startup funds

 

FUndraising

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The essence of our work is community service. In turn, we call upon our community to help fund our programs. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship!

Fundraising History

  • 2018 Freezer Fundraiser

    $5,388 raised from 58 supporters

    Goal surpassed!

  • 2017 Bradford INNovation Project

    $31,646 raised from over 160 supporters

    Goal surpassed!

  • 2016 Grow Grant: Matching Funds for Renovations

    $4000 raised; $2000 matched