AgCarolina Farm Credit awards $32,000 in grant funds

Raleigh, NC - AgCarolina Farm Credit announces $32,000 in grants have been extended to fifteen organizations through its corporate-giving program.  The grants will aid recipients in carrying out programs specifically benefiting farmers and rural residents in eastern North Carolina. 

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

Association CEO Dave Corum states, “The AgCarolina corporate giving fund has awarded over $505,000 in grant funds to benefit the rural and agricultural communities of our eastern 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 eastern North Carolina.” 

The application period for 2022 grants opens as of January 1, 2022.  For more information, please visit https://agcarolina.com/News/Community/Grant-Program.aspx.  

AgCarolina Farm Credit is a farmer owned financial cooperative with headquarters in Raleigh and provides credit to farmers in central and eastern North Carolina. AgCarolina Farm Credit has over $1.5 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. Find a branch near you, visit www.agcarolina.com or call 1.800.951.3276.

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