Discrimination Farm Loan Financial Assistance Program

Discrimination Farm Loan Financial Assistance Program

by Javaughnae Malone August 23, 2023 1,669

The Inflation Reduction Act Discrimination Financial Assistance Program is a unique program that aims to address past discrimination issues faced by black farmers when accessing government loans. In the past, some black farmers may have experienced unfair treatment or difficulties getting the financial help they needed to run their farms and succeed.

The Inflation Reduction Act Discrimination Financial Assistance Program helps black farmers by removing obstacles that previously prevented them from getting loans and support. It’s a step towards rectifying past unfairness and promoting equality in the agricultural sector. Farmers may apply for financial compensation of up to $500,000. With this assistance, black farmers can have a better chance to succeed and thrive in their farming endeavors.

Please click the link https://22007apply.gov/home.html to learn more and https://forms.22007apply.gov/ to apply for this program. You can also schedule an appointment at the local office in your area to apply for this no-cost program.

The DFAP Call Center will also assist you with general inquiries and answer any questions you may have in completing your application. You can reach them by email at info@22007apply.gov or by phone at 1-800-721-0970.

For contact details and to set up an appointment with the local Alabama Offices for further assistance, please refer to the following Community Partners:

  1. Alabama New South Coalition: 838 S. Court Street, Montgomery, AL 36104

http://alnewsouthcoalition.org/ (334) 262-0932.

  1. Alabama A&M University: James I Dawson Building, Room 119, Huntsville, AL 35801.

Please note that the deadline to request specific documents from the USDA is September 6, 2023. You may need USDA documents, such as farmer records, to apply for the program. You can request these farm documents from the USDA if you don’t have them. One example of such a document that could help is a “Receipt for Service.” There is a process for requesting documents from USDA. The FAQ for this program provides details in the more extended Farmers’ Guide. Farmers must request records in writing.

The deadline is January 13, 2024. Mark this date on your calendar because late submissions will not make the cut. Time is money, after all. 

Applying for the Inflation Reduction Act Discrimination Financial Assistance Program is your ticket to financial support for your farm. Stick to these steps, stay informed, and you are on your way to a more resilient and prosperous future. Ready to make it happen? 

Do not miss the Vivian’s Door Farmers Informational Technical Assistance Meeting 

Click the link below to attend to register for the event or call 251-610-9880

Vivian’s Door Farmers Information Technical Assistance Meeting 

Don’t miss out! Let’s get those applications rolling! 

Remember, you are not alone on this voyage. Vivian’s Door is committed to your success, offering steadfast guidance and resources to empower you.

Don’t hesitate to contact our team by email at info@viviansdoor.com or by phone at (251) 610-9880