The Agricultural Reinvestment Fund program awards grants of up to $9,000 to individual farmers and up to $11,000 for collaborative farmer projects located in North Carolina. We typically award at least 25 grants per year. Our grants are currently only available in selected counties in North Carolina. In 2019 eligible counties were: Alamance, Bertie, Caswell, Chatham, Chowen, Davie, Davidson, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, Orange, Person, Randolph, Rowan, Vance, Wake, and Warren.
If you’re considering applying for a grant, please fill out this grant inquiry form. We will share changes to deadlines, updates, or other information pertaining to the grant program with those who fill out the grant inquiry form.
*PLEASE NOTE: This inquiry form is NOT the application, but it is important to complete this form in order to receive ongoing updates about the program as described above.