AgCarolina announces grant deadline

Published 7:22 pm Sunday, August 27, 2017

RALEIGH — AgCarolina Farm Credit is accepting grant applications through Oct. 13 for programs benefitting farmers and rural residents in its 34-county service area in eastern North Carolina.

Grants are available up to $5,000 per organization for programs in one of four focus areas: education, environment, technology or the quality of rural life.

Grants are made available through AgCarolina’s corporate giving program, the Fund for Rural North Carolina. AgCarolina has given back $635,000 in grants and scholarships through the fund since 2005 and is proud to serve and support the farms and communities of eastern North Carolina.

“Providing access to grant funds is a commitment from AgCarolina Farm Credit to invest in and improve rural North Carolina,” stated President and CEO Dave Corum. “The Fund for Rural North Carolina illustrates our dedication to being active in the communities we serve.”

To learn more about the Fund for Rural North Carolina and to obtain guideline criteria, visit the AgCarolina website.  Grant applications are available and will be accepted through Oct. 13.

Proposals will be reviewed and grants awarded, as early as possible, after Oct. 13.