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Funding Sources for Food-Related Businesses, Ninth Edition


February 28, 2024 - <>, <>, <>, <>, Samantha Stokes, Anel Guel, Nick McCann, Abigail Harper, Evan Kutz, Taylor Wimberg, Emily Kim

Learn how to jumpstart your business with the featured resources in the latest edition of the Funding Sources for Food-Related Businesses directory.  

This updated resource from MSU Center for Regional Food Systems identifies national and statewide opportunities for financial support for Michigan farmers, food producers, distributors, food hubs, other food-related businesses, and business assistance providers. 

In the guide, funding sources are organized into four major categories: 

  • Crowdfunding 
  • Start-up accelerator resources 
  • Miscellaneous resources 
  • Michigan and federal government funding resources 

The directory includes 81 sources of funding, guidance for what kind of financing to seek, and tips for getting funding. 

Explore and share this resource with your networks!  

For more information, contact Jamie Rahrig at 

Funding for this resource has come from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Kresge Foundation. 



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