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Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Individuals for Amateur Athletics and Educational Scholarships to Individual Athletes

Endowment Fund Grant and Scholarship


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Funding Source
Endowment Fund
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Geographic Focus
USA: North Carolina

Important Dates
Deadline: 07/21/23 11:59 PM EST Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $5,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote amateur athletics and training. Additionally, scholarships of up to $2,000 are available to individual athletes to support educational pursuits. The purpose of this fund is to promote amateur athletics within the state.

Grants: The NCAS Endowment Fund provides funds that promote amateur athletics, individuals training for Olympic level competitions, physical fitness programs, and other programs pursuing the Olympic ideal as approved by a committee made up of members from the NCAS Board of Directors. Involvement with the North Carolina Amateur Sports, the Powerade State Games of North Carolina, and/or Cycle North Carolina is preferred.

Scholarships: North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS), Powerade, and Bojangles have teamed together to present educational scholarships to participants of the Powerade State Games who have excelled academically, athletically, and are active in community service. Scholarships will be paid directly to the students' chosen school of higher education.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
The NCAS Endowment Fund provides funds to 501(c)(3) tax exempt organizations. Individuals and organizations without 501(c)(3) status may apply; however, any funds they receive are subject to Internal Revenue Service guidelines. The NCAS Endowment Fund Committee strongly recommends that a 501(c)(3) organization be named.

Eligibility Requirements:
- Registered for the BODYARMOR State Games and currently have a minimum 3.0 GPA (unweighted)
- Be a rising high school senior or older
- Must be presently attending or planning to attend an institution of higher learning.

Pre-Application Information
- Applications must be submitted before 11:59 p.m. EST on July 21, 2023.
- Applications will be reviewed by the NCAS Endowment Fund Committee and applicants will be notified of their status no later than November, 31, 2023.

Estimated Size of Grant
- Grants: The maximum grant awarded is $5,000.
- Scholarships: Scholarships up to $2,000 will be awarded.

Term of Contract
Scholarship recipients must use the funds within three years.

Contact Information
2023 North Carolina Amateur Sports Grant Application:

2023 NCAS Educational Scholarship Application:

Endowment Fund Application
406 Blackwell Street, Suite 120
Durham, N.C. 27701
(919) 361-1133 ext. 0

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