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Stanly County Community Foundation Grant

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Congregations to Benefit Stanly County Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Foundation for the Carolinas (FFTC) - Stanly County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/15/19 12:00 PM EST


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Stanly County, North Carolina nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental and educational institutions for programs and projects that address the needs of local County residents and improve their lives. Funding is primarily intended for projects and programs which focus on education, human services, and arts and culture.

To decide how to invest the limited dollars of the Foundation, the Board will look for effective programs and strategies that strive to support the Investment Areas listed above. The success of a grant is predicted by reviewing the expected results of the proposal and results tracking approaches. Programs that are capable of attaining measurable results receive higher consideration.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178963

Estimated Size of Grant:

Actual award amounts will be determined based on the merit of the project and available funds. The most common award amount since the Foundation began awarding funds is $2,000. Most previous awards have been between $1,000 and $5,000, but for the most competitive applications, the board will consider awards up to $10,000. Proposals for larger grant awards are encouraged to identify additional funding sources and partnerships with other organizations.

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 Stanly 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.

Please note, the following areas do not fall within Stanly County Community Foundation’s current funding priorities:
- 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
- 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:

Completed applications must be submitted by Friday, March 15, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. Please note: The application system closes promptly at 12:00 p.m. and will not accept late submissions.

Application Process and Award Timeline:
- Begin Accepting Applications: February 18, 2019
- Deadline for Applications: March 15, 2019, 12:00 PM
- Award & Decline notifications: June 2019

Because of the volume of requests, organizations may only submit one application/proposal per grant cycle.

To conduct a fair and ethical grants program, a conflict of interest policy is followed and requires that volunteers and/or staff not participate in the grant process for an organization with which they are affiliated. Please do not lobby board or grant committee members on behalf of your organization.

Application process:

Contact Information:

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

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For questions about this application, please contact:

Bridgette Todd, Board & Grants Specialist

Kindl Detar, Vice President, Board Management
Phone: 704.973.4581

Foundation for the Carolinas
220 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Stanly County