Discrimination Financial Assistance Program Weekly Update 22007apply.gov


Farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners who experienced discrimination by USDA in its farm loan programs prior to January 1, 2021 and/or are currently debtors with assigned or assumed USDA farm loan debt that was the subject of USDA discrimination that occurred prior to January 1, 2021, are eligible for this program.

To be eligible to participate in the program, you must:

Be or have been a farmer or would-be farmer.

Be or have been a participant or would-be participant in farm-lending.

Have experienced discrimination by USDA in USDA farm lending, or be a debtor with assigned or assumed USDA farm lending debt that was the subject of USDA discrimination.

Be able to verify your identity.

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Provide information to substantiate the discrimination experienced.

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Farmers and their families face challenges every day which can affect their livelihood and the health of their business. SmartGrowth is focused on promoting solid business practices and using the law to assist you in securing your investment.

SmartGrowth is a resource within the Land Loss Prevention Project dedicated to assisting farmers who desire to gain or expand their business expertise.

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Application Period Opens for USDA Farm Loan Borrowers Who've Faced Discrimination


Local Offices Opening

As part of an effort to reach as many agricultural producers as possible who may be eligible for the program, local brick-and-mortar offices are being opened across the country to ensure easy access and personalized assistance.

The offices are one part of a comprehensive outreach process that is designed so that farmers and ranchers have multiple options to gain assistance at no cost. Producers also have the option to file applications online at 22007apply.gov, by mail, or by turning in applications at the brickand-mortar offices.

Office openings this week

Little Rock Office


400 West Capitol Ave

Suite 1700

Little Rock, AR 72201

Illinois Office

1811 High Grove Ln

Naperville, IL 60540

Liberty, New York Office

64 Ferndale Loomis Rd #1

Liberty, NY 12754

Tennessee Office

Tennessee State University

3500 John A. Merritt Blvd

Nashville, TN 37209

Virginia Office

Cameron Building

325 Brown St

Suite 100

Petersburg, VA 23803

Find your local office

Local Events

DFAP staff will be available to tell you more about the program, provide applications and other material, and help you sign up for technical assistance.

Soulard Farmers Market

St. Louis, MO


San Luis Obispo Downtown Farmers Market

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401


Hamilton Fair Market

Hamilton, MT


Web City Farmers Market

Web City, MO


Larimer County Fair & PRCA Rodeo

Loveland, CO


San Luis Valley Area Fair

Monte Vista, CO


Find your local event

The DFAP Call Center will assist you with general inquiries and answer at [email protected] or phone at 1-800-721-0970

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