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The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro: Building Stronger Neighborhoods Grants

Grants to Enhance the Community's Quality of Life
in Greater Greensboro, North Carolina

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

Deadline Date:

02/28/13 5 PM


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Grants between $300 – $3,000 will be awarded in North Carolina to Greensboro neighborhood groups to enhance the community's quality of life. Eligible projects include: Leadership development; Community-building activities within and between neighborhoods; Technical Competency; Wellness, health, and green projects; Increase walkability of neighborhoods; and Youth, children, and family.

Not funded:
-Salaries for functions that have normally been or are done by volunteers
-Operating budgets of non-profit agencies working in neighborhoods; however, neighborhood groups may use these funds to contract services from these organizations as well as other professional consultants

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132418

Estimated Size of Grant:

$300 – $3,000

Term of Contract:

One year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-A neighborhood group recognized as a representative organization of the neighborhood and with broad resident support within the neighborhood;
-A neighborhood group working in conjunction with an established nonprofit organization(s); and
-Generally, a group with limited financial resources.
-Subsequent proposals cannot be considered unless appropriate reporting forms have been completed for previously funded projects.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A workshop on the BSN grant application will be held February 6, 2013. The workshops are free, but pre-registration is requested. To register, contact Donna Newton at or 202-4309.

Pre-Application Information:

-Generally, neighborhood groups can receive up to two grants in a one-year period. However, the total amount awarded to a single group may not exceed $5,000 within a 12-month period.
-April 19, 2013 applicants will receive award notification.

Contact Information:

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

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Foundation Place
330 S. Greene Street
Suite 100
Greensboro, NC 27401

Phone: (336) 379-9100
Fax: (336) 378-0725

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina