Grant Guidelines

Organizations must be classified as one of the following:

> IRS registered organizations with a letter determination as tax-exempt 501(c)(3) (excluding509(a) private foundations); registered in the state of North Carolina; and providing programs and services in the targeted geographic area
> Governmental or quasi-governmental agency
> An organization must have been in existence for at least three years (based on date of IRS determination letter) and have achieved a record of effective service and sustainability

Grants awarded will be between $1,000 and $10,000 with project completion generally expected within one year. Grant recipients will be required to submit a final written report. Please be prepared to provide the following information during the application process:

> Brief mission statement
> Program focus and population served
> Project description
> Other sources of funding for project
> Expected outcomes, measurement, and follow-up
> An executive summary of budget
> A one-page list of the board of directors with member affiliations

Application Process

The 2019 grant cycle timelines have not yet been announced.