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NC AgVentures Grant Program for Family Farms

NC Extension- NC AgVentures

Funding Amount

Maximum is $8,000

Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

Check back Oct. 15th, 2023 for the next round of submissions
Deadline is in December (specific date not listed)


This is a great opportunity for any producer who is thinking of diversifying, improving, or expanding their operation

Two options:

1. Individual Grants for North Carolina family farms who are agriculturally dependent and who have viable ideas for innovative agricultural projects to increase farm profits
2. Community grants are available for community groups and organizations with project ideas that will directly benefit 3 or more farms. Some examples: Cooperative Extension, farming associations, farmer co-ops, farmers markets

Who Can Apply

Family farms and community organizations working with family farms in the following counties are eligible to apply:
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, Yadkin

Additional Eligibility Requirements

North Carolina

Additional Information

For additional information, contact Jackie Murphy Miller at or (919) 628-0163

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