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ACAP/EQIP Cost Share Reimbursement Grant
funded by Eight Oaks Farm Distillery

  1. Four $1000 grants available while funds last.

  2. Applications open February 12, 2024, at 0900.

  3. ACAP/EQIP project must have been completed between May 1, 2023 and Jan.31, 2024.

  4. Total out of pocket expense must total $1000 or more.

  5. Applicant must be an honorably discharged United States military veteran, or currently serving in the US military, owner of the property, and have significant daily involvement in operating the farm. 

  6. Applications accepted online here beginning February 12, 2024, at 0900.

  7. Required documentation to be uploaded to online application: ACAP projects--executed contract. EQIP projects--download this verification form for your NRCS poc to complete. ACAP + EQIP projects, both documents required. 

  8. Selected applicants will be required to provide documentation of military service and a W-9 as required by the IRS for non-employee compensation. 


Army veteran Chad Butters of Eight Oaks Farm Distillery has engaged with NRCS and Lehigh County Conservation District to install conservation BMPs on his family farm. Proceeds from Eight Oaks Farm Distillery's Veterans Cut  Bottled in Bond Bourbon have funded this opportunity for Chad's fellow veteran farmers. 

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