NC AgVentures is Offering Grant Opportunities to Support Family Farms
On October 15, 2020 the NC AgVentures Grant Program will begin accepting applications for the 2021 grants. Grant awards can be up to $8,000 and the deadline for applications is December 18, 2020.
Applications will be accepted from producers in the following counties: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Forsyth, Gaston, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Iredell, Johnston, Lincoln, Martin, Mecklenburg, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Sampson, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Union, Vance, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, Wilkes, Warren, and Yadkin.
What to do if your county is not eligible for an NC AgVentures grant? All 100 North Carolina counties are served by three different programs funded exclusively by the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.
If your county is not listed under NC AgVentures please click the following links to find the organization that serves your county: WNC AGOptions (Western NC Communities) UMO AgPrime (University of Mount Olive)
Online Workshops to learn more: NC AgVentures Grant Application invites you to attend one of four online workshops to learn more about the grant. The workshops are planned at different times to accommodate schedules. Participate by computer, tablet, or phone. You can register for more than one workshop.
Workshop registration is required in advance.
Information provided by:
Annie Baggett, Agritourism Marketing Specialist
N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
2 West Edenton Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601