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AgCarolina Farm Credit Announces Grant Deadline

Raleigh, NC - AgCarolina Farm Credit is accepting grant applications through October 13 for programs benefitting farmers and rural residents in its thirty-four 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.

the AgCarolina website. Grant applications are available and will be accepted through October 13. Proposals will be reviewed and grants awarded, as early as possible, after October 13.

AgCarolina Farm Credit is a farmer owned financial cooperative with headquarters in Raleigh. They are the leading provider of credit to farmers in central and eastern North Carolina. AgCarolina Farm Credit has over $1.4 billion in loans and commitments outstanding to nearly 3,000 North Carolina farmers. Loans are made to finance land, homes, farm buildings, operating expenses, livestock and equipment, as well as other purposes. Credit life insurance, appraisal services, and leasing are also available through AgCarolina Farm Credit.

Contact
Contact: Skipper Jones
Email: sjones@agcarolina.com
(919
) 250-9500 ext 849
www.agcarolina.com