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The Summer Camp Fund Grants

Grants to Fund Scholarships to Summer
Camps for Children of Low-Income Families

GrantWatch ID#: 127146
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Summer Camp Fund


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Grants of up to $10,000 are available for eligible summer camps that provide scholarships to low-income children and youth. The purpose of these grants is to increase the opportunities that camps provide for children of low-income families in grades K-12 to experience the outdoors during the summer months. Applicants should demonstrate:
· How scholarships will serve low-income children and youth
· The expansion of the number of low-income children attending the camp
· A commitment to high-quality programming
· A strong outdoor educational experience
· An intentional literacy component and opportunity for campers to learn to swim
· An employment of highly qualified professional staff
· How outcomes will effectively evaluate outcomes

Up to $10,000

1. Applicant organizations must be operators of summer camp programs.
2. The Summer Camp Fund grants must provide full scholarships to campers who live in one of the following counties:
· North Carolina: Alexander, Anson, Avery, Brunswick, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly, Union, Watauga, Wilkes
· South Carolina: Chester, Chesterfield, Florence, Horry, Greenville, Kershaw, Lancaster, Scotland, York
Priority will be given to organizations that primarily serve one or more of these counties.
3. An applicant organization may only submit one camp site for consideration per grant cycle.
4. Applicant organizations must have offered scholarship opportunities to low-income students during the 2011 summer months.

Please submit applications to:
Partners in Out-of-School Time
Attn: The Summer Camp Fund
1609 E Fifth Street
Charlotte, NC 28204

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

If you have questions about the application process, contact Claire Tate at or 704.376.1845 x 801.

Partners in Out-of-School Time
Attn: The Summer Camp Fund
1609 E Fifth Street
Charlotte, NC 28204

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