The Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund—named to honor founding CCOF member Barney Bricmont—is the only fund that provides direct financial assistance exclusively to organic producers who suffer losses due to extreme hardship. Since 2007, CCOF has distributed hardship assistance funds* to members of the organic community who are in need. Between 2014 and 2016, the CCOF Foundation provided $48,000 in assistance to organic operations from 18 states.
The CCOF Foundation Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund grants are available for applicants who meet the following criteria:
How to Apply
This application must be received by the CCOF Foundation no later than December 1, 2017. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
*Award amounts range from $1,000-$2,500. Applications must be filled out completely in order to be eligible for consideration.