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Community Support

Our commitment goes beyond financing

Farm Credit of the Virginias values our customer-owners and the rural communities they call home. For that reason, we allocate resources to support our rural communities and the organizations keeping them strong.

Our community engagement ranges from small-scale local efforts and greater regional support. Causes we're passionate about include food security, veteran services, youth agriculture involvement and literacy, disaster relief and more. Check out some recent opportunities in which we doubled-down on our commitment to strengthening our rural communities through engagement and charitable funding.

$10,000 Farm Credit Dairy Days Contribution to Support Virginia Dairy Industry Initiative

To conclude the summer customer appreciation event series, the association made a $10,000 contribution on behalf of its customer-owners toward initiatives that support and promote the dairy industry in the Commonwealth.

Farm Credit Memorial Scholarship to Support Student Success at Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Farm Credit of the Virginias, a regional lending cooperative, announced a new scholarship that will support students in Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and honor the life of one of its esteemed alumni, Brian Wilkerson. 

Farm Credit of the Virginias Accepts Applications for Charitable Contributions Fund

Farm Credit of the Virginias announced the launch of a Charitable Contributions Fund, in which the association will offer grant opportunities for eligible organizations that support the rural communities that the cooperative serves.

Farm Credit of the Virginias Celebrates Agriculture Literacy Week

Farm Credit of the Virginias employees donated over 500 books to school classrooms and libraries across their territory this week in celebration of Agriculture (Ag) Literacy Week.

West Virginia Farm Credit Associations Donate $10,000 to Mountaineer Food Bank

MidAtlantic Farm Credit and Farm Credit of the Virginias – the two Farm Credit associations serving West Virginia – made a recent collaborative donation totaling $10,000 to the Mountaineer Food Bank.

Farm Credit Associations Donate $40,000 to the Federation of Virginia Food Banks

Colonial Farm Credit, MidAtlantic Farm Credit and Farm Credit of the Virginias made a collaborative donation totaling $40,000.00 to the Federation of Virginia Food Banks.

Community Supports Rural Kentucky through The Farm Ministry

The Farm Ministry lead efforts of Virginias agricultural community, including Farm Credit of the Virginias, to support rural Kentucky residents and agricultural producers following the devastation that occurred from tornadoes in early December.

Farm Credit of the Virginias Makes $15,000 Christmas Donation to Local Charities

Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV) pledged a Christmas donation of $15,000 which was divided amongst 19 charities local to their tristate territory.

Farm Credit Dairy Days Generate $23,500 Donation to Dairy Industry

This summer, Farm Credit of the Virginias hosted its first-ever, drive-thru ice cream socials and donated the cost of their events back to three organizations that provide support and promotion for the dairy industry.

State Fair of Virginia Celebrates Completion of Farm Credit Pavilion

A crowd gathered at The Meadow Event Park to participate in a special ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the Farm Credit Pavilion, a modern livestock facility built in partnership with the State Fair of Virginia.

Farm Credit Celebrates 2021 Virginia Ag Literacy Week Virtually

In place of the annual VA Ag Literacy Week classroom visits, Farm Credit of the Virginias employed virtual strategies to celebrate and promote ag literacy in March, including a read-aloud video and online enrichment activities.

Farm Credit of the Virginias Makes $17,500 Donation to Local Charities

The Association pledged  a Christmas donation on behalf of their customer-owners and business affiliates divided amongst 19 local charities.

Farm Credit Associations Support Mountaineer Food Bank

MidAtlantic Farm Credit and Farm Credit of the Virginias made a sponsorship totaling $20,000 to the Mountaineer Food Bank to support their participation in the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

Farm Credit Partners with State Fair of Virginia on Youth Livestock Facility

Colonial Farm Credit, MidAtlantic Farm Credit and Farm Credit of the Virginias partnered with the State Fair of Virginia to fund a modern livestock show facility.

Farm Credit of the Virginias Distributes $6,500 to Institutions Supporting Rural Communities

Branches provided monetary donations to local organizations of their choosing and provided meals to local first-responder units or other institutions benefiting our rural communities.