Foundation / Corporation
Nicholas County Community Foundation (NCCF)
09/01/17 Postmarked and Emailed
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#: 181566
Grant awards are typically up to $15,000.
Grants will be made for one year only. Extensions and changes in scope may be approved by the grant distribution committee.
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.
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.
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 NCCFWV@gmail.com
For more information on the community grants program please contact (304) 872-0202.
USA: West Virginia: Nicholas County