Training Teens in Tobacco Dependent Counties for Alternative Careers

Organization:
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Amount:
$65,535.91
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to educate, equip, and encourage middle school youth from tobacco-dependent counties to develop entrepreneurial and financial literacy skills while learning about alternative, sustainable careers other than those traditional to their counties. Funds from this grant will be used to support the NC 4-H Development Fund and the NC 4-H Camping Program in implementing its Camp Challenge I, Weekend Academies, and Camp Challenge II programs. Youth from tobacco-dependent counties across the state will be targeted for participation.

Contact:
Ms. Kathy B. Kennel Campus Box 7645 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7645 919-515-9262
Areas Served:
Statewide

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