November 2013 Update
The Vermont Farm Women's Fund is now offering the following awards:
Farm Business Development Fund Awards, which provide support for education and travel related to helping recipients improve some aspect of their business. Maximum award: $1,000. Farm Business Development Fund Application.
Leadership Development Fund Awards, which provide support to help farm women build skills, access and opportunity to become leaders in agricultural policy development. Maximum Award: $1,000. Farm Leadership Fund Application
Scholarship Initiative awards can be used to defray fees for educational conferences, courses and classes. Scholarships are capped at either $150 or 75 percent of the class/course/conference registration fee, which ever is less. Payment is generally made directly to the organization offering the education/training. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible applicant as funding permits.. Go to the Scholarship Initiative Application Form.