Tobacco Entrepreneurial Transition Project

Organization:
Forsyth Technical Community College
Amount:
$90,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Stokes
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to support Forsyth Technical Community College’s small business development efforts in Stokes County. The project will (1) assist tobacco farmers in the planning and evaluation of value-added agricultural enterprises and crop diversification opportunities and (2) develop, in collaboration with NC REAL Enterprises, agriculturally-focused entrepreneurial training modules for tobacco dependent communities. The college will collaborate with Stokes County Agriculture Extension and Economic Development offices to implement this program.

Contact:
Mrs. Daphne T. Lewis 2100 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103-3157 (704) 216-3463
Areas Served:
Stokes, Forsyth

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