Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit communities in eligible locations. Funding is intended for activities and projects that enhance, broaden, and initiate services for local residents. Past grants have supported health and mental health services, family and children's programs, cancer services, and dental assistance. Collaborative projects that bring together organizations with similar missions are encouraged. Funded programs must serve the residents of the Elkin Tri-County core, defined as the area bounded by Dobson, Boonville, Hamptonville, Roaring River, and Thurmond.
Nonprofit organizations serving the Tri-County area of Elkin, NC are eligible to apply.
Grants will be made only to legally-recognized nonprofit organizations that benefit residents of the Elkin Tri-County core, defined as the area bounded by Dobson, Boonville, Hamptonville, Roaring River, and Thurmond, NC.
Grants will not be made for ongoing operating expenses.
Grants for capital campaigns or major equipment purposes will be a low priority for the advisory committee, and requests for capital and equipment grants are discouraged. However, exceptions are occasionally made.
Grants will not be made to supplant tax or government funding for projects or institutions that would ordinarily receive public funding support. However, public institutions such as schools may submit proposals for innovative projects for which funds are not ordinarily provided.
The deadline to apply is 5 PM on April 3, 2023.
Elkin/Tri-County grant applications are considered once a year in the spring; applicants will receive a decision after a two-month review period.
The governing board for the applicant organization must approve the planned project prior to the submission of a proposal to the committee.
Term of Contract
Except in unusual cases, grants will be approved for one year at a time.