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Carolina Farm Credit now accepting applications for the Corporate Mission Fund grant program

STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit is pleased to announce that they are now accepting grant applications for the Corporate Mission Fund program. 2020 is the sixth year that grants will be awarded from the earnings of the fund.

“Our Corporate Mission Fund is another way that Carolina Farm Credit strives to enhance agriculture and the rural communities in North Carolina,” said Vance Dalton, CEO, Carolina Farm Credit, “These grants help provide funding for many great organizations across our territory.”

The Corporate Mission Fund operates on an application-based grant system. Organizations may apply for up to $5,000 per year to help in their endeavors to promote agriculture, as well as stimulate the local agricultural economy in the western half of North Carolina. Grant applications will be accepted from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2020. Project proposals will be reviewed and grants will be awarded in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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To qualify for a grant, organizations must be located within the 54 counties and geographic area where Carolina Farm Credit conducts business.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Carolina Farm Credit Corporate Mission Fund page.

To read about last year’s grant recipients, visit carolinafarmcredit.com.

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