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NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc.

The North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc., is a 4-star non-profit, 501(c)3 charitable and educational corporation.

Incorporated on November 24, 1944, the Foundation and its Board support agricultural research, extension, and teaching activities in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State. It is one of seven University-affiliated foundations at NC State.


To aid and promote, by financial assistance and otherwise, all types of education and research in agriculture at or through NC State University

Important Information and Documents

Visit the university’s Foundations Accounting and Investment website for financial information on the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, including the W-9, tax exemption letter, and bylaws.


Member Requirements: Members are selected for their support of the mission and vision of CALS and several additional criteria as directed by the bylaws of the Foundation. Geographic location is an important consideration as representation from each county in North Carolina is required.

Nomination Process: Nominations are encouraged from all interested parties and are reviewed by the Associate Dean of College Advancement/President of the NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc. on a regular basis.

For More Information

Sonia Murphy

President, NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc.

Kathy Kennel

Assistant Secretary, NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc.