Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot Grant Program

Deadline Information:
Applications are accepted during specified enrollment periods. Employers should contact their local FSA office for current application deadlines.

The Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot Grant Program, administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA), aims to help agricultural employers stabilize their labor force, protect farmworkers, and improve working conditions. The program provides grants to employers to adopt practices that promote labor retention, enhance worker safety and health, and ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations. By addressing labor challenges and fostering a supportive work environment, the program seeks to enhance the sustainability and productivity of agricultural operations.

Program Features:

Additional Program Benefits:

How to Enroll: To apply for the Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot Grant Program, agricultural employers must complete and submit a grant application to their local FSA office. The application process includes providing detailed information about the proposed activities, expected outcomes, and how the grant funds will be utilized. Detailed enrollment instructions and deadlines are available through the local FSA office or the official USDA website.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include agricultural employers who hire farmworkers, including individual farmers, agricultural associations, and other entities. Applicants must demonstrate how the grant funds will be used to improve labor stability and protect farmworkers.

While FSA is committed to serving all farmers and ranchers, by statute, FSA targets a portion of all Direct Farm Operating loan funds to historically underserved farmers and ranchers, which include:

Maximum $ Amount:  

Varies based on the scope and nature of the proposed activities.


Official Program Page