Foundation / Corporation
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Grants of $30,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizational executives to provide salary compensation for three- to six-month leaves of absence. Funding is intended to enable nonprofit leaders to rest and renew their energy through activities such as travel, study, reading, reflection, and exploring personal interests.
The Foundation hopes that sabbatical recipients will return recommitted to the challenges and rewards of public service and thus prolong their tenure in the nonprofit sector.
The awarded compensation provides the financial support necessary for sabbatical recipients to temporarily leave their place of employment. Additionally, $10,000 is provided to the recipient's organization for planning and transition expenses. Of the $10,000, at least $5,000 must go toward activities that will enhance the recipient’s entire organization. For example, staff retreats, team-building exercises, mentoring opportunities, and/or other activities to support the staff.
Sabbatical recipients are selected annually based on a number of selection criteria, including the applicant’s professional accomplishments, evidence of the need for a sabbatical, potential for future contributions in his/her chosen field of work, and the difficulty of his/her work environment.
GrantWatch ID#: 154337
Up to 5
$30,000 to the individual grantee and $10,000 to his or her organization.
If awarded a sabbatical for 2020, the sabbatical must begin before April 2021. The sabbatical must last for one continuous period of three to six months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
LaRita Bell, Sabbatical Coordinator
Phone: 336-725-7541, ext 103
For technical difficulties:
Phone: 336-725-7541, ext. 109
USA: North Carolina
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