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Charitable Contributions Fund

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides added support to our customer-owners and the rural communities we call home through our Charitable Contributions Fund. This fund offers grant opportunities for eligible organizations that support the rural communities within our footprint. Through these grants, Farm Credit of the Virginias will meet its objectives to support the growth of agricultural programs, invest in the future of agriculture and enhance the quality of life in the rural communities we serve.

Mission and Objectives        

Through the Charitable Contributions Fund, Farm Credit of the Virginias will continue to build strong partnerships with organizations that preserve and promote farmers and families in our rural communities. Objectives we look to support include food security, veteran services, youth agriculture involvement and literacy, disaster relief and more.

Applications

Two sizes of grants will be issued to applicants each year depending on the scope of the project. Grants will be awarded for up to $5,000 in funding and up to $25,000 in funding. To be considered for funding, organization’s values and purpose must align with the objectives of Farm Credit of the Virginias. For consideration, applications can be submitted online or printed and delivered to any branch locations. The online and print applications can be accessed using the buttons below. You will be asked to attach a copy of your organization’s W-9 as well as project support documents (business plan, capital campaign fundraising, etc.) to the application prior to submission. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted, please make sure you complete all required fields prior to submission.

Access Application for up to $5,000

Access Application for up to $25,000

Eligibility Considerations

Funding will be considered for charitable projects that are either located in our 96 county territory or that serve communities where Farm Credit of the Virginias conducts business. Grants will only be awarded to non-profit groups and organizations, however grants will not be awarded to individuals or private farms. Additional terms and conditions are available on the print and online application forms.

Funding Cycle

Grant applications will be accepted from August 1, 2022 until September 15, 2022. Grants will be awarded by October 31, 2022, and will provide funding for projects in quarter four of 2022 and 2023.

Deadline

The deadline for 2022-2023 project applications is September 15, 2022.

Questions?

Please send your questions and/or concerns to Katie Frazier, Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer, by email to info@FCVirginias.com or give us a call at 1-800-919-3276.