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Council for Burley Tobacco accepting grant applications


Council for Burley Tobacco is now accepting grant applications for the 2016 winter funding cycle. Deadline for the winter application period is 5:00 pm EST on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

Projects should be geared to research, education, and promotion projects to benefit the burley tobacco industry. Competitive funds may not be used to provide support for religious or political purposes; deficit financing; annual appeals; fundraising events; or nonprofit endowments. Requests from individuals/institutions not related to the burley industry will only be considered if there is a clear, significant benefit to the burley tobacco farmers or organizations.

The 2016 application form is on The Council for Burley Tobacco website at under the Grants tab.

The Council for Burley Tobacco represents the interests of the burley tobacco grower in all aspects of the industry. Grower membership is free, to join growers can visit the website and complete the online application.

To stay up to date on all burley tobacco issues be sure to visit The Council for Burley Tobacco website at and "Like" the Council for Burley Tobacco on Facebook at

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