Farm Credit of the Virginias provides added support to our customer-owners and the rural communities we call home through our Charitable Contributions Fund, in which we extend grant funding to charitable organizations in our territory. The fund allows our cooperative 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.
The deadline for applications for the 2022 funding cycle was September 15, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to check back on April 15, 2023 and follow our social media channels for timely updates related to the Charitable Contributions Fund and 2023 funding cycle.
View 2022 Charitable Contributions Fund Recipients
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.
Grants will be awarded for up to $10,000 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. 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.
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.
Please send your questions and/or concerns to Katie Frazier, Chief Brand Officer, by email to info@FCVirginias.com or give us a call at 1-800-919-3276.