UMO AgPrime Grant Program
The University of Mount Olive Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center is pleased to announce a new round of funding of the UMO AgPrime Grant Program. This project provides funding to North Carolina farmers for new and/or innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. Supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, this program is designed to strengthen farms and communities that were negatively impacted by the downturn of the tobacco economy. The University of Mount Olive AgPrime grants are available in the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Gates, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, Montgomery, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, Tyrrell, and Washington. Projects may be funded up to $10,000 per applicant.
Applicants can find UMO AgPrime Grant application and instructions at the following website:
Applications are now open. Applications are due before 5 p.m., December 18, 2020.