Agri-Food Tech Innovation Grant Available

April 8, 2022

The City of Phoenix is offering Agri-Food Tech Innovation Grants to people within the food supply chain who are interested in agri-food technology to address climate change challenges. The Office of Environmental Programs has $400,000 available to businesses, nonprofits, educational institutions, and sustainablefoodcooperatives across the entirefoodsystem that adopt agri-food technologies and innovations into their operations.

The grants can help develop product prototypes, advance food equity, and lessen the food system’s footprint on the environment. 

Examples of qualifying agri-food tech include but are not limited to: 

  • Farm management software, sensing, & Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Irrigation/watertech
  • Agrivoltaics
  • Agricultural robotics, machinery, and equipment
  • R&D
  • Innovative food (cultured meat, novel ingredients)
  • Foodwaste mitigation efforts across thefoodsystem

For other examples of agri-food tech, visit the PHX Newsroom.

Grants will range in amounts from $1,000 to $99,000. Grant applications are due by April 25, 2022.