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Nicholas County Community Foundation (NCCF) Grant

Grants to Nicholas County, West Virginia Nonprofits for Arts, Education,
Health, Human Services, Recreation, Youth, and Family Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Nicholas County Community Foundation (NCCF)

Deadline Date:

09/01/17 Postmarked and Emailed


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Grants of up to $15,000 to Nicholas County, West Virginia nonprofit organizations for capital projects, equipment, and special programs that will improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for the focus areas of arts, culture, education, health, human services, recreation, and youth and family services.

Within these focus areas, the foundation places priority on supporting:

- Start up of new projects/programs of established organizations
- One time projects/programs;
- Seed money for pilot projects or for responding to unmet or emerging community needs;
- Matching grants that leverage additional funding;
- Projects that reach a broad segment of the community;
- Projects not adequately served by existing community resources;
- Expansion of existing programs;

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181566

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant awards are typically up to $15,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants will be made for one year only. Extensions and changes in scope may be approved by the grant distribution committee.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only 501(c)(3) not for profit organizations, public institutions and governmental entities are eligible to apply. In accordance with the terms of the fund agreement “the interests of churches and other religious organization are not eligible for funding.

Nonprofit organizations in Nicholas County are encouraged to apply for the competitive grantmaking funds.

Unrestricted grants are not made for day to day operating expenses; annual campaigns; endowments; sectarian religious purposes; existing obligations, debts, or liabilities; or travel/participation in meetings, conferences, seminars, or study exchange programs.

No grants will not be made for political purposes or lobbying activities.

Pre-Application Information:

The annual deadline to submit a grant request is September 1st. Applicant organizations are notified around November 1st of the status of their grant request. No work on a proposed grant project may begin until notification of grant funding has been received.

Contact Information:

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

Mail applications to:

Nicholas County Community Foundation
PO Box 561
Summersville, WV 26601

If possible, please email a copy of the narrative portion of the grant application (Cover sheet, Section A, Section B & Section C) to

For more information on the community grants program please contact (304) 872-0202.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: West Virginia: Nicholas County