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Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits in Eligible
Areas for Services that Benefit Local Residents

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Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for services that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for programs and activities within the focus areas of economic opportunity and healthy, safe, and connected communities. Eligible programs benefit the residents of Mecklenburg County.

Goal Areas

  • Connected Community: Services in the community that foster access to physical, social, and information resources for all residents and visitors in our community
  • Economic Opportunities: Services in the community that enhance the economic stability and success of our current and future residents
  • Healthy Community: Services in the community that create a culture of health and wellness for residents, customers, and employees
  • Safe Community: Services in the community that support the needs of individuals who come into contact with the criminal justice system.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138163

Term of Contract:

The grant award funding period is July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements:
- Clearly contribute to a funding category
- Serve the residents of Mecklenburg County
- Have a 501(c)3 nonprofit designation with the IRS
- FY2020 independently CPA audited financial statements
- Documentation supporting a diversified workforce (i.e. EEO policy)
- Professional membership that supports the organization's sustainability efforts
- No revenue suspensions
- No overdue taxes

Any nonprofit that has received funding for three consecutive fiscal years (FY2019 – FY2020 - FY2021) will be sunset with consideration for a vendor relationship with the County. If selected as a vendor, the program will no longer compete in the CSG process.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Mecklenburg County will hold a virtual information session via Webex for its Fiscal Year 2022 Community Service Grants (CSG) on Thursday, October 29 at 3 p.m.

Those interested can attend the meeting by joining online at or by phone at 408-418-9388 (access code: 1731957520).

Pre-Application Information:

The CSG application will be available Thursday, October 29 through Friday, December 4, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online (from October 29):

Direct questions to

Christopher L. Williams
Phone: 980-314-2932

Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center
600 East 4th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

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