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ADFP Trust Fund Cycle X Applications

The ADFP Trust Fund grant application is now online. Please follow the links to complete the application.

Application deadline is Friday, December 16, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

2016 Application Guidelines

ADFP Trust Fund Policies and Guidelines

2016 NC County Tier Designations

Please note: If you have previously applied with the ADFP Trust Fund via the online application system, please create a new username and password. Previous usernames and passwords are not valid. If completing applications for conservation easements or agricultural development project/agricultural plan, you must register as a new user. Existing usernames do not cross over between the different applications.

Conservation Easement Application (Statewide General Appropriations and Military):
Conservation Easement Application
Conservation Easement Application Checklist
Conservation Easement Application Budget Instructions
Conservation Easement Budget Worksheet
Financial Affidavit for Beginning Farmers and Limited Resource Farmers
Option to Purchase an ADFP Agricultural Conservation Easement
NC Openbook Supplemental Information

Agricultural Development Project/Agricultural Plan Application:
Agricultural Development Project/Agricultural Plan Application
Project and Plan Application Budget Instructions
Project and Plan Budget Worksheet
NC Openbook Supplemental Information


Please note: All applicants must be non-profit conservation organizations or county agencies, per N.C.G.S.106-744. Farmers, landowners, and others interested in applying must partner with a non-profit conservation organization or county agency to participate in an ADFP Trust Fund grant proposal. If you have questions about eligibility or the application process, please contact Evan Davis at 919-707-3072 or

North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund
2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3071

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