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Ramble Charitable Fund (RCF) Grant

Grants to Buncombe County, North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies to
Promote Community Development through Health and Education Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) - Ramble Charitable Fund (RCF)

Deadline Date:

04/01/18 5:00 PM - The deadline date falls out on a weekend, and is, therefore, pushed off to Monday, April 2, 2018.

Description:

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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $7,500 to Buncombe County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities in the areas of education, healthcare, economic development, and community development. Funding may be requested for capital projects, program support, and operating expenses.

Requests that exhibit the greatest community benefit, including education, economic development, healthcare and projects promoting community development, such as the arts and quality of life issues, will be given the highest consideration.

Routine annual requests for operating funds may be considered a lower priority.

Applications will be considered for projects serving the following area of Buncombe County:
- Northern Boundary: Swannanoa and French Broad River
- Eastern Boundary: Blue Ridge Parkway from I-40 to Sweeten Creek Road, then Sweeten Creek Road to Mills Gap Road to Henderson County Boundary
- Southern Boundary: Henderson County Line from Mills Gap Road to Blue Ridge Parkway
- Western Boundary: I-26 to Blue Ridge Parkway, then Blue Ridge Parkway to Henderson County Line

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178392

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $2,500 to $7,500.

Term of Contract:

Projects should be completed within one year of receiving the grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Tax-exempt organizations described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and governmental entities are eligible to apply. Organizations must serve the following area of Buncombe County:

- Northern Boundary: Swannanoa and French Broad River
- Eastern Boundary: Blue Ridge Parkway from I-40 to Sweeten Creek Road, then Sweeten Creek Road to Mills Gap Road to Henderson County Boundary
- Southern Boundary: Henderson County Line from Mills Gap Road to Blue Ridge Parkway
- Western Boundary: I-26 to Blue Ridge Parkway, then Blue Ridge Parkway to Henderson County Line

Ramble Charitable Fund grants generally do not support: scholarships; sectarian religious purposes; partisan political purposes; endowment funds; deficit funding or debt retirement; festivals or one-time events such as exhibits, performances or fundraisers; or activities taking place or expenses incurred before grant decisions are made.

Pre-Application Information:

The grant application deadline is April 1 at 5 p.m. If the deadline date is on a weekend or holiday, the deadline is 5 p.m. the next business day.

Prior to submitting an application, the applicant is encouraged to discuss their proposal with CFWNC staff. For assistance, contact Virginia Dollar, Senior Program Officer.

Applicants will be notified by email upon receipt of their application. Funding decisions are announced in May.

If an organization other than the applicant will benefit from the grant, then the applicant should include a letter of endorsement from that organization.

For technical assistance with the online grant system, please contact Diane Crisp, Grants Manager.

Application Information:
http://www.cfwnc.org/Nonprofits/OnlineGrants.aspx

Application Tutorial:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8P9ImR-APIbOVI5YVBFUWpXbnc/view

Contact Information:

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

Online application:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=fiaADTHDZeY2-VzJtGbCWw2

Virginia Dollar, Senior Program Officer
828-367-9907
dollar@cfwnc.org

Diane Crisp, Grants Manager
828-367-9904
crisp@cfwnc.org

CFWNC
4 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28803

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Buncombe County