Denver (PRWEB) August 11, 2014
Farm Credit is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Farm Credit National Contributions Program funding cycle. Organizations wishing to be considered for financial support in 2015 must submit an online application by September 10.
“Farm Credit supports organizations that share our commitment to helping rural communities thrive and agriculture to flourish,” said Leigh Picchetti, senior vice president of national communications for Farm Credit. “The partners who receive donations of time and money make important contributions to a diverse, successful agriculture industry and a robust rural America.”
The Farm Credit National Contributions Program complements the significant local and regional Farm Credit giving and volunteerism programs happening every day, and focuses on supporting organizations and programs in three areas:
About Farm Credit
For nearly a century, Farm Credit has been a national provider of credit and related services to rural America through a cooperative network of customer-owned lending institutions and specialized service organizations. Created by Congress in 1916, the Farm Credit System provides more than $200 billion in loans and leases to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives. For more information about the Farm Credit System, please visit http://www.farmcredit.com.