The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation is a public non-profit tax-exempt 501(c)3, that was chartered on 4.27.99 and obtained its non-profit status on 2.22.00. The Foundation headquarters are located 5171 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 330, in Raleigh. The Foundation funds projects addressing high priority natural resource and environmental issues while building conservation capacity.
Click here to view the New Hanover Outdoor Education Learning Center that won the 2017 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties!
Conservation Partners and Funders celebrated the Mobile Soils Classroom project! Click here for the press release and here for the photos. Check out our You Tube channel for a highlight of the demonstrations.
The full Multi-Species Cover Crop Technical Report is available here! Check back often for program updates and workshop annoucements.
The Foundation is accepting applications from Conservation Districts for on-farm pasture management demonstrations!
The deadline to submit an application is midnight June 29. Please review the guidance document for the application information. A Q&A session will be scheduled later in May.
The Foundation is seeking to raise $2 million in funds for the Operations Endowment to secure future finances. A pledge sheet and fact sheet can be found on the Giving/Contact Page. If you would like to make a donation or collaborate on a soil and water conservation district project, please contact our office.
BB&T, NC Farm Bureau, NC State Grange
Bowman Family, Carolina Farm Credit, NC Electric Membership Corporation, Sloan Family Foundation
Gregory Poole Equipment Company, AgCarolina Farm Credit, Buncombe District, William "Bill" Sullivan Memorial, Carolina Farm Credit, Wells Fargo Foundation
Abernethy Family, Davidson District, Dr. Bill Davis Honorarium, Haywood District, Hudson Family, Mary Ann & Greg Poole, Jr., James H. Maynard, Mecklenburg District, Settle Family, Stanly District
Alleghany District, Avery District, Beaufort District, Cabarrus District, Carteret District, Cherokee District, Clay District, Craven District, Cumberland District, Dare District, Duplin District, Durham District, Evans Family, Fowler Family, Forsyth District, Franklin District, Gaston District, Harnett District, Heath Family, David Holland Honorarium, James Family, Johnson Family, Lovejoy Family, Macon District, Madison District, Martin District, Clifton McNeil Sr. Memorial, Grover McPherson Memorial, Mecklenburg District Honorarium, Pitt District, Moore District, Baily Mundy Memorial, NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Area 5, Nash District Honorarium, Northampton District, Polk District, Rowan District, Stokes District, Anna Sumner Memorial, Wayne District, Whitfield Family, Wilder Family, Wooten Family, Wilkes District, Yarborough Family