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Fund ID 0986


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USA: North Carolina: Union County

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Union County Community Foundation Grant

Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) - Union County Community Foundation

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #146374

Grant Description

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Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, faith-based entities, governmental agencies, and educational institutions for programs that address community needs in eligible locations. Funding is intended for activities and services that benefit local residents. Priority will be given to projects that have broad charitable purposes, provide professional development for public school teachers, and aid individuals with mental or physical disabilities due to visual or hearing impairments. Projects must benefit residents of Union County.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental and educational institutions. Projects must serve the residents of Union County, NC. 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 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 that are 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:

- Begin Accepting Applications: August 1, 2022
- Deadline for applications: August 26, 2022, 12 pm
- Award and decline notifications:- October 2022

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


Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Foundation generally awards grants up to $7,500, but for exceptional applications that will be beneficial to residents of Union County, the Foundation will consider larger requests.

Term of Contract:

Grants are one year in duration.

Contact Information:

Apply online:

For questions about this application, please contact Nicole Fote at or 704.973.4559.

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