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NC SFI SIC Announces 2016 Grants

The North Carolina SFI State Implementation Committee held it third quarter meeting in August at the NCFA’s office in Raleigh. The top action item for the meeting was the discussion and approval of grant request as part of the NC SFI SIC’s annual grant program.  The NC SFI SIC collaboratively promotes and facilitates sustainable forest management by example and by providing guidance, assistance and education – including grants – to forest industry professionals, private forest owners, educators and others supporting the SFI’s principles. Grant amounts range between $500 and $20,000 and must be submitted by July 1, 2015 for consideration for the next grant cycle.
2016 Grants
Requested          
    Granted  
National Wild Turkey Federation
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
NC Tree Farm – Re-Inspection of Tree Farms
$13,450.00
$13,450.00
NC Tree Farm Landowner Workshops & Annual Meeting
$9,800.00
$9,800.00
NC Tree Farm New Member Packets
$3,400.00
$3,400.00
NCFA – ProLogger Video
$7,500.00
$7,500.00
Solutions from Land – NC Ag & Forestry Adaptation Summit
$5,000.00
$5,000.00
NCSU Extension Forestry – Forester Bootcamp
$5,791.00
$5,791.00
Wake Soil & Water – Keeping the Farm
$2,500.00
$1,000.00
$48,441.00
$46,941.00

The NC SFI SIC will also provide critical funding for the NCFA’s Forestry & Environmental Camps, the production of Goods from the Woods boxes, and the Sustainable Forestry Teachers’ Academies with funding of $60,000.

In total, the NC SFI SIC will be distributing $106,941 in 2016 through its grant program.