The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $45 million in North Carolina projects as part of President Donald Trump's push to develop rural America.
North Carolina is one of 23 states receiving aid money from the agriculture department, according to The Center Square.
The money will go toward 56 projects, seven of which are in North Carolina for a total of $139 million. The $45 million for North Carolina will go toward programs like Willow Oak Montessori Foundation, The Lincoln Charter, Benson Fire Department, a community center in Princeton and community updates in Plymouth.
The funding is through the Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program, which provides aid to establish community-focuses things throughout rural communities, according to the news agency.