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Waccamaw Community Trust (WCT) Fund Grant Program

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Faith-Based
Organizations in Eligible Locations to Improve the Lives of Residents

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Waccamaw Community Foundation - Waccamaw Community Trust (WCT) Fund

Deadline Date:

07/01/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and faith-based organizations in eligible locations to benefit local residents. New applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full proposal. Eligible applicants provide programs and services to Horry and/or Georgetown counties.

The Community Trust Fund supports a wide range of causes that share one common purpose: to improve the lives of individuals and families living in Horry and Georgetown counties. Funding is available for equipment & supplies, general operating support and special projects or programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157936

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Waccamaw Community Trust Fund awards grants in the amount of $1,000-$5,000.

Term of Contract:

An organization may only be awarded one grant per fund during a 12-month period.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Foundation considers applications from organizations that:
- Are determined by the I.R.S. as being a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of I.R.S. code, a government agency, or recognized house of worship that are exempt from income tax.
- Provide programs and services to Horry and/or Georgetown counties.
- Do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national/ethnic origin or disability.

Applications that are in support of the following are discouraged from submitting:
- Private foundations, individuals, political or lobbying organizations
- Strictly religious purposes, including worship, instruction or recruitment
- Publication of books
- Conferences, dinners, fundraisers, or other special one-time events
- Reimbursements, including for programs that have already taken place
- Capital campaigns or endowments
- Projects that are typically the funding responsibility of federal, state or local governments

Pre-Application Information:

The next competitive grant cycle opens on May 18, 2020 with a deadline of July 1, 2020.

Online applications open twice annually in early November and May with submission deadlines in January and July.

If an organization has previously received a grant from Waccamaw Community Foundation, the application will only be considered if a status report has been submitted from the organization’s most recent successful funding request.

Grant Applicant Tutorial: https://vimeo.com/user38479606/review/218825690/21ea160857

Contact Information:

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

Online portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=ccfsc

If you have never applied for a grant from Waccamaw Community Foundation, please contact Kristen before you submit your application by emailing kristen@mywcf.org or calling 843-357-4483.

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USA: South Carolina: Georgetown and Horry Counties

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