2008 Awards

In its first year of operation, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina made grants and loans to facilitate and support the development of a sustainable biofuels industry in North Carolina. Through a request for proposals process, the Center’s Biofuels Capacity Building Program targeted industrial production, agriculture, innovation/research, and workforce development. The Center awarded grants to 13 nonprofit organizations and academic institutions, and made loans to two North Carolina companies totaling $2,550,291.