Foundation / Corporation
North Carolina Community Foundation - Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement
Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Duplin County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations and local government agencies, including public schools, for programs benefitting local youth. Priority consideration will be given to programs that integrate a holistic approach and involve one or more of the following focus areas:
-Motivate youth to stay and succeed in school
-Foster positive youth-adult engagement through mentoring
-Strengthen gang awareness and prevention efforts
-Promote participation in philanthropy
-Provide leadership opportunities and employment skills training
-Increase likelihood of a successful transition to adulthood
-Develop financial literacy
-Encourage engagement in community service
-Promote mental and physical health and well-being
GrantWatch ID#: 156055
Grants may range from $500 to $5,000.
Grant recipients have one year from the date of the grant to spend funds awarded by NCCF affiliates.
An organization must meet the following criteria in order to apply:
-Organizations must be qualified as tax-exempt public charities under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be classified as a unit of local government (including public schools). An exception is made to include fire and rescue departments. If your organization operates as a 501 (c)(3) public charity via a fiscal agent, your application's supporting documentation must include a letter from the fiscal agent organization that verifies the relationship and includes when the relationship was established.
-Faith-based organizations may apply for funding to support social outreach and charitable service programs to benefit the community-at-large, but they may not apply for general operating support. See restrictions below.
-Only those organizations that serve the counties within our affiliate network will be considered. If an organization serves multiple counties within our network, that organization may complete a separate application for each of those affiliates.
-Organizations must offer programs and services without discrimination on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief.
Grants are not awarded for:
-Annual fund or capital campaigns
-Political purposes or lobbying
-Activities that are restricted to members of a particular faith community or promote a specific religious doctrine
-Reimbursements (This program does not support reimbursement of costs incurred prior to the deadline for submission of your application. Your request may only include costs that will occur in the future, after the submission deadline of the application.)
-Re-granting by the applicant organization
Applications for specific programs and projects or for general operating support are accepted, unless otherwise specified.
The Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement 2017 grant application will be Friday, June 30, 2017 to Noon on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Leslie Ann Jackson, Director of Grants and Scholarships
North Carolina Community Foundation
3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460
Raleigh, NC 27612
P: 919-828-4387; 800-532-1349
USA: North Carolina: Duplin County