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The Harold H. Bate Foundation Grant

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality
of Life in Craven, Pamlico, and Jones Counties

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Harold H. Bate Foundation

Deadline Date:

05/15/18 Postmarked or Receipt by Close of Business


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Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within Craven, Pamlico, and Jones Counties. Funding is intended to improve the local quality of life, as well as for the specific focus areas of education, youth, and recreation. The Foundation offers financial support to the above-mentioned communities and East Carolina University.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174886

Term of Contract:

Multi-year awards will be considered in conjunction with other sources and fundraising efforts.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are private, nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations with certified IRS 501(c)(3) public charity status and that are not private foundations.

Organizations receiving grants must be located in Craven, Pamlico or Jones counties or provide services and benefits directly to Craven, Pamlico and Jones counties.

Grants for construction (including naming opportunities) or acquisition of equipment will be considered on a case-by-case basis within the parameters of other grant guidelines.

Grants will not usually be awarded when they are the total means of financial support. Challenge or matching grants, as well as multi-year awards, will be considered in conjunction with other sources and fundraising efforts.

Grants are not awarded to an organization to be used as pass-through funds for another organization that is not a 501(c)(3) public charity or governmental entity.

Grants are never made to the following:
- Organizations not located in, or providing services and benefits directly to the people in Craven, Pamlico and Jones Counties unless affiliated with East Carolina University.
- Individuals
- Political campaigns
- Activities that influence legislation
- Religious organizations seeking funds for theological purposes

Applications are also discouraged for the following:
- Services the public sector should be reasonably expected to provide.
- Endowments or memorials.
- Amounts clearly unrealistic for the Foundation’s budget.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due May 15, 2018, postmarked or received by close of business on the deadline day.

If you need a consultation to discuss your proposal with a member of the Foundation’s administrative staff, please schedule an appointment at least two weeks prior to submitting your application.

The board meets in the month following the application deadline to evaluate the proposals. Shortly thereafter, the applicant organization will be notified of the board’s decision.

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Contact Information:

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

Register and apply online:

Then, print and submit to:

The Harold H. Bate Foundation
P.O. Box 14298
New Bern, North Carolina 28561

Physical Address:
3515 Trent Road, Unit 4
New Bern, North Carolina 28562

For assistance, call the Foundation office at 252-638-1998 or email

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Craven, Pamlico, or Jones Counties