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Salisbury Community Foundation Grant

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Schools in Eligible Areas for Arts and Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) - Salisbury Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/22/17 12:00 PM EST


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Grants of up to $10,000 to North Carolina nonprofits, congregations, and governmental and educational institutions for programs in the areas of education, arts and culture, human services, and the environment in Salisbury and Rowan County. Preference will be given to proposals that address a community need.

The Foundation is an investor in the community and is interested in creating the highest possible levels of community gain, focused on improving the lives of Salisbury and Rowan County Community citizens. Programs that are capable of attaining measurable results receive higher consideration.

Eligible organizations are expected to address one of the following target areas:
-Arts and Culture
-Public Education: K-12
-Education: Higher
-Human Services

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161983

Estimated Size of Grant:

For the past several years, the Foundation has accepted grant requests up to $10,000, noting that most previous awards are typically $2,500. Actual award amounts will be determined based on merit of the project and available funds. Proposals received requesting more than $10,000 will be returned for adjustment to be resubmitted or the proposal will not be considered.

Term of Contract:

Grants are one year in duration.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants must be awarded to eligible organizations including 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental and educational institutions for projects that will serve the residents of Salisbury and Rowan County. 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. Organizations must be located within Salisbury and Rowan County.

Areas Not Typically Funded:
- Capital campaign requests
- Debt retirement/deficit funding or expenses incurred prior to grant award decisions
- Direct support of individuals (e.g. scholarships, hardship)
- Duplication of existing programs or services by new organizations
- Endowment funds
- Travel and conferences
- Publication of books
- Projects that are typically the funding responsibility of federal, state or local government
- Projects that promote political or religious views
- Political or lobbying activities
- Sponsorships or fundraisers

Pre-Application Information:

Begin Accepting Applications Date: 08/28/2017
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone): 9/22/2017 12:00 PM

Grants process:

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

David Snider, Vice President of Community Programs and Civic Leadership

Application questions:
Alexis Owens, Grants Specialist

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Salisbury and Rowan County