April 13, 2010
Nine NC producers receive cost-share awards
Nine value-added producers in North Carolina just received a financial boost as recipients of the N.C. Value-Added Cost Share NCVACS) award. The NCVACS program, administered by N.C. MarketReady, has announced the 2009 cost share awards, which are funded by the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. The NCVACS program provides financial support, through matching funds, to producers who are applying for the USDA Value-Added Producer Grant VAPG), a nationally competitive program.
“The nine recipients represent a diverse array of value-added enterprises and are geographically scattered throughout the state,” said Brittany Whitmire, NCVACS program coordinator. The award recipients fell into three categories of cost share funding for grant writing and feasibility assessment.
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Posted by Natalie at April 13, 2010 08:17 AM