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Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Congregations, Agencies, and Schools for Community Programs in Eligible Locations

Iredell County Community Foundation Grant


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Funding Source
Iredell County Community Foundation
Funding or PIN Number: Fund ID: 0989
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Geographic Focus
USA: North Carolina: Iredell County

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/10/23 12:00 PM EST Save

Grant Description
Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, congregations, government agencies, and educational institutions in eligible areas for projects and programs that serve local communities. Funding priority is intended for activities within the focus areas of human services, veteran affairs, and learning loss. Eligible programs benefit residents of Iredell County.

The Foundation will prioritize proposals requesting one-time funding to initiate projects and programs and will consider requests enabling the grantee to seek grant support from other funders. The most competitive proposals will clearly demonstrate collaboration and partnership with other organizations to increase impact and identify how funding will be sustained in future years. Award amounts will be determined based on the merits of the project and the Foundation's available funds. 


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, congregations, and governmental and educational institutions. Projects must serve the residents of Iredell County, North Carolina.

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.

The following areas are typically not funded:
- Capital campaign requests
- Debt retirement/deficit funding
- Direct support of individuals (e.g., scholarships, hardship)
- Duplication of existing programs or services
- Endowment funds
- Expenses incurred prior to grant award decisions
- General operating support
- Publication of books
- Projects typically the funding responsibility of federal, state, or local government
- Travel and conferences
- 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
Completed applications must be submitted by noon EST on March 10, 2023.

Award and decline notifications will be made via email in May.

Organizations may submit only one application/proposal per grant cycle.

Please do not lobby board or grant committee members on behalf of your organization. If an individual or organization wishes to express support for your project’s application, please have them contact Nicole Fote, Board & Grants Specialist.


Estimated Size of Grant
The Foundation generally awards grants up to $10,000, but for exceptional applications that would be impactful to residents of Iredell County, the Foundation will consider larger requests.

Term of Contract
Grants are one year in duration.

Contact Information
Apply online (from February 13):

Nicole Fote, Board & Grants Specialist

Foundation for the Carolinas
220 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

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