Shallotte, NC – ATMC is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Community Connections and Smart
Connections Grant Programs. This year, $35,000 in Community Connections grant funds will be awarded to
nonprofit organizations serving Brunswick County and $35,000 in Smart Connections funds will be given to
educators in Brunswick County and areas of Columbus County served by ATMC.
Community Connections Grants are available for programs serving Brunswick County residents in the areas of
emergency and disaster relief, arts and culture, civic service and health and human services. Smart
Connections Grants are available to Brunswick County educators, preschool organizations, or other agencies
that provide educational services, as well as educators and administrators in Columbus County at Guideway
Elementary, Williams Township School, Old Dock Elementary, Nakina Middle and South Columbus High School.
Applicants may request up to $2,500 in funds for qualifying programs
ATMC has awarded more than $670,000 in community and education grants since the program’s inception in
2006. Details regarding eligibility rules and exclusions are available on ATMC’s website at www.atmc.com.
Applications are available on the website or at ATMC offices at 640 Whiteville Road in Shallotte. For more
information regarding ATMC’s Grant Program, call (910) 755-1677. Applications must be received at ATMC
offices by 6:00 PM on February 27th.
ATMC is a member-owned cooperative providing a multitude of communications services, including
telephone, business systems, wireless, Internet/Broadband, cable television service, and ATMC Security, in
Brunswick and Columbus Counties in southeastern North Carolina. ATMC is the largest communications
cooperative in North Carolina and one of the largest in the country. For more information on ATMC products
and services, visit atmc.com
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