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AgCarolina Farm Credit Awards Over $50,000 in Grant Funds

Greenville, NC - AgCarolina Farm Credit announces $50,500 in grants have been extended to eighteen organizations through its corporate-giving program.  The grants will aid recipients in carrying out programs specifically benefiting farmers and rural residents in central, eastern and southeastern North Carolina. 

Grants up to $5,000 per organization were awarded, at a reception held at The Martinsborough in Greenville, NC, in one of the four focus areas of Education, Environment, Technology, or Quality of Rural Life to the following organizations:

  • Albermarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale

  • Bladen Community College

  • Boone Trail Emergency Services

  • Corinth Holders FFA

  • Eagle Wings Food Pantry

  • Frink Middle FFA

  • Grantham Volunteer Fire Department

  • Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

  • Lumber River United Way 

  • NC Envirothon

  • Onslow County Cooperative Extension

  • Perquimans County School Foundation 

  • Rocky Mount – Wilson Regional Airport ARFF Team

  • Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Department

  • Terra Ceia FFA

  • The Open Door of Perquimans County 

  • Wilson County 4-H Livestock Program

AgCarolina Chief Executive Officer, Evan Kleinhans, states, “The AgCarolina corporate giving fund has awarded over $590,000 in grant funds to benefit the rural and agricultural communities of our North Carolina service area since 2005. AgCarolina is committed to partnering with organizations to enhance the quality of life and opportunities for rural residents of central, eastern and southeastern North Carolina.” 

The application period for 2024 grants opens as of March 1, 2024.  For more information, please visit

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