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Each state has federal money available to refund organic certification fees. Under this program, applicants may recover 75% of certification fees up to $750 total per scope of certification in any one year. For the purposes of this reimbursement, the certification year is defined as the period between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017.
For a quick printable “how-to” on what the cost share is and the process: Cost Share Reimbursement.
Cost Share Forms (listed by state)
Complete the form required for your state and send to the address listed on the form. Contact your state’s Department of Agriculture for applications for states not listed below. If you are having difficulty applying for the reimbursement, contact Lauren Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org or (917) 957-0979.