Who Is Eligible?
Applicants must reside in North Carolina, be at least 18 years of age, and be a Certified Beekeeper as determined by the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association.
What Activities Are Eligible?
Grant funds may be used for the purchase of new hives (the container structure, not the bee colonies) or for the purchase of materials to construct new hives.
Funding limits are $200 per hive and $2,400 per grant recipient.
Grant applications are completed online and are due by December 15th. Funding for approved applications is expected to be available between February and June of 2018.
For a grant fact sheet with additional grant details visit: http://ncadfp.org/documents/2017BeehiveGrantFundFactSheet.pdf
For a grant application, visit: https://fs30.formsite.com/ADFPTrustFund/form22/index.html
For more information, contact the NC Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund at (919) 707-3071 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or the state Beekeepers Association at email@example.com (Paul Newbold) or firstname.lastname@example.org (Rick Coor).