Shallotte, NC – ATMC is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Community Connections and Smart
Connections Grant Programs. ATMC will award $35,000 in Community Connections grant funds to nonprofit
organizations 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 and Columbus 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, Whiteville Primary, Edgewood
Elementary, Nakina Middle, Central Middle, South Columbus High School and Whiteville High School.
Applicants may request up to $2,500 in funds for qualifying programs.
ATMC has awarded more than $700,000 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 28th.
ATMC is a member-owned cooperative providing a multitude of communications services, including
telephone, business services, wireless, broadband internet, cable television, and ATMC Security, in Brunswick
County, North Carolina. ATMC provides services in additional areas through its wholly-owned subsidiary,
ATMC, LLC. 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