AgVentures Grant Opportunity

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NC AgVentures is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity offered by the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and funded through the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. Website: http://agventures.ces.ncsu.edu/

NC AgVentures will award a minimum of 20 grants to agriculturally dependent farm families in the following counties: Martin, Wilson, Pitt, Edgecombe, Nash, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Rockingham, and Yadkin County.

These are competitive grants for producers with innovative project ideas to diversify, expand, or implement new entrepreneurial plans in their farm operations. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $10,000 but will allow applications up to $15,000 if the proposal shows strong justification.

Application Deadline is December 17th.