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Grants to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Non-Profits & Others to Foster Social Capital

Front Porch Grants Program

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation, an affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas

Conf. Date:

09/10/14

Deadline Date:

10/10/14 12:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants averaging $2,500 to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina non-profits, congregations, units of government and educational institutions to foster social capital and effective networks between individuals, communities, neighborhoods and organizations. Applicants are encouraged to register early for the September 10 or the September 23 webinar.

Priorities:
-Projects that demonstrate a strong potential to build relationships across differences.
-Community-based efforts and projects by small organizations.
-Organizations that have not previously received a Front Porch Grant.
-Partnerships between organizations building relationships between different populations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147233

Estimated Size of Grant:

Typical award size is $2,500. Larger requests will be considered for exceptional proposals.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants must be awarded to eligible organizations including 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, congregations, governmental and educational institutions for projects that will serve the residents of Mecklenburg County and meet the funding priorities of the Front Porch Grants program.

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. Click here to search the Foundation's grantee organization database: http://www.fftc.org/page.aspx?pid=1140

Projects Not Eligible for Funding and Exceptions
-Events such as forums, performances, etc. that are designed primarily for an audience to view a performance and/or hear a lecture.
-Workshops
-Conferences
-Fundraisers
-Exception: Events might be considered for funding that have a primary goal of building relationships and increasing trust among the participants as they prepare for the event (i.e., Performers or forum participants interact with each other a sufficient number of times to build a relationship and learn from one another, or members from different groups connect with one another as they prepare for a performance. Performing for an audience is not the primary desired outcome for a Front Porch project).

Pre-proposal Conference:

The grant cycle will be conducted through a newly enhanced online application process. Two informational webinars will be offered to provide a detailed overview of the new system and process. Webinars will be conducted on the following dates, and participants must register in advance. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged.

September 10 from 2-3:00 PM – Register for this webinar at the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3468559324147778305

September 23 from 10-11:00 AM – Register for this webinar at the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3134735499327200257

Pre-Application Information:

To register and begin the online grant application process, grant seekers should visit: https://fftcgrants.communityforce.com

Completed applications must be submitted on Friday, October 10, 2014 by noon.

Contact Information:

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

Eli Kahn, Community Programs & Civic Leadership Associate
ekahn@fftc.org
704.973.4542

Foundation For The Carolinas
220 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

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