Foundation / Corporation
Polk County Community Foundation
06/23/20 11:59 PM
Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions for free public events. Funding is intended for civic, educational, or recreational events that encourage social interaction. Proposed initiatives must benefit the residents of Polk County.
Kirby Civic Events Fund: Grants shall be awarded to one or more community organizations in support of enjoyable civic events in the Tryon area.
Kirby Harmon Field Youth Activities Fund: Grants shall be awarded to support sports and recreational activities oriented toward the development of teamwork and good citizenship among the youth in the area. The events must be free to the public and held at Harmon Field. Materials and minor capital improvements may be part of the fund request, if they are a part of the activity.
Kirby Rogers Park Fund: Grants shall be awarded to support entertaining, educational and innovative events at the Gibbs Amphitheater at Rogers Park. The events must be free to the public unless donations or admissions charges are used to help pay for the event and all revenues collected in excess of expenses are returned to the Rogers Park Fund.
Events must be free. The Kirbys have defined “free” to mean the following:
GrantWatch ID#: 159148
Grant funds must be spent within 12 months of the time of the award notification. You may request a longer grant period by indicating the need for an extension of time on the cover page.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For additional information concerning this or other grant applications, or help with your unique
situation, please contact Noah Wood, Director of Grants.
255 South Trade
Street, Tryon, NC
Email: grants @polkccf.org
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