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Staff Contact: Mike Dupree

919-560-0558

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DURHAM COUNTY AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM

DURHAM COUNTY AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM

The Durham County Board of County Commissioners has approved an Agricultural Economic Development Grant Program and has allocated $50,000 for this fiscal year. The program purpose is to offer cost share grants to assist farmers/Farmers’ Markets and promote Agriculture Development in schools.

The Durham County Soil & Water Conservation District and the Durham County Farmland Protection Advisory Board are now accepting applications.

Applications are accepted for individual Durham farmers/Farmers’ Markets and to support Agriculture  Development in Durham schools.

The program will provide two types of grants:

  • Small grants for Agriculture  Development in schools: Up to $1,000.00
  • Grants for farmers/Farmers’ Markets: Up to $5,000.00

The Cooperative Extension Staff are offering two grant information sessions on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 7 pm to 8 pm &  Thursday, July 19, 2018, 8 am to 9 am. Click here for more information.

 

Please click on the link below to apply for the grant. All applications are due by Midnight July 31, 2018.

 FY19 Application

The complete applications can be emailed, mailed or hand-delivered to:

Durham County Soil & Water Conservation District

201 E. Main St.; 5th floor Durham, NC 27701

 

Grant award notification will be no later than August 7, 2018.