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Lexington Area Community Foundation Grant

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Educational Institutions,
and Congregations in Eligible Locations to Benefit Local Residents

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Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) - Lexington Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

08/20/21 12:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, governmental and educational institutions, and congregations, in eligible locations to improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the following investment areas: health, education (including early childhood school readiness), human services, arts and culture, and workforce development. A priority will be given to activities in the areas of education, health, and human services. Activities should benefit residents of the Lexington area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146371

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Foundation will award grants up to $5,000 to eligible organizations. The Board may consider a $10,000 grant for a New and Innovative project.

Term of Contract:

Grants are one year in duration.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants must be awarded to eligible organizations including 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental, and educational institutions for projects that will serve the residents of the Lexington, NC area.

If the organization conducting the project is not an eligible organization, a grant can be applied for under the fiscal sponsorship of an eligible organization.

Please note, the following areas do not fall within the Lexington Area Community Foundation’s current funding priorities:
- Capital campaign requests
- Debt retirement/deficit funding
- Duplication of existing programs
- Endowment funds
- Publication of books
- Projects typically the funding responsibility of government
- Sponsorships or fundraisers

Please note, the following areas are ineligible for funding
- Projects that promote political or religious views
- Political or lobbying activities

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
Begin Accepting Applications Date: 7/23/2021
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone): 8/20/2021 12:00 PM
Award & Decline Notifications - October 2021

Applications for this grant program are only accepted online using the Foundation For The Carolinas online grant portal. Please note: The online grant application system closes promptly at noon and will not accept any late submissions.

Award and decline notifications will be made via email in mid-late October.

Requests for projects/programs should not duplicate existing services. Grants may be awarded to organizations funded in the past, but not typically to fund the same project/program for more than three years.

Deadlines and more information can be found here: https://fftcgrants.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx

Contact Information:

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

For questions about this application, please contact Melissa Nemec at mnemec@FFTC.org

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