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Volvo Cars Community Investment Grant Program

Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits for Environment,
Education, Quality of Life, and Safety

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Volvo Cars and Coastal Community Foundation (CCF)

Deadline Date:

09/07/18 5:00 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within 40 miles of the funding source’s plant, a region which includes Dorchester, Berkely, and Charleston Counties. Applicants are advised that registration in the online grants portal may take up to 48 hours to complete. Applications will be considered in the focus areas of environment, education, quality of life, and safety.

This program invites nonprofit organizations who share Volvo Cars’ values of safety, quality, education and protecting the environment, to share their goals and apply for funding from the Volvo Cars Community Investment Grant program.

The Volvo Cars Community Investment Grant Program is led by members of a Community Advisory Group who will accept and review funding proposals from qualified organizations. Based on these submitted applications, these leaders will recommend funding groups that match the priorities of the surrounding region. Financial backing will be provided by Volvo Cars and administered by the Coastal Community Foundation.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183663

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Requirements:
-Recognized by the IRS as a nonprofit with a 501 (c)(3) public charity designation
-Not a political or lobbying organization
-Do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, national/ethnic origin or disability
-Primarily serves people who live within 40 miles of Volvo’s South Carolina plant (Berkeley, Dorchester and Charleston counties); however, within South Carolina is a must

Pre-Application Information:

Submissions are accepted at Coastal Community Foundation’s online portal. Applicants must register in the online portal; please be aware that the registration process can take up to 48 hours. If you are already registered, you do not need to register again.

Schedule for 2018:

-First round of applications will be accepted through March 16, 2018, 5 pm ET; grants are slated to be awarded in May 2018.

-Second round of applications will be accepted through June 8, 2018, 5 pm ET; grants are slated to be awarded in August 2018.

-Third round of applications will be accepted through September 7, 2018, 5 pm ET; grants are slated to be awarded in November 2018

Contact Information:

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

Register in the online portal to apply:
https://ccf.spectrumportal.net/Accounts/Logon/Application/ProposalApplicants/0/22

Access the application:
https://ccf.spectrumportal.net/Accounts/Logon/Application/ProposalApplicants/0/37

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina: Within 40 miles of Volvo’s South Carolina plant (Berkeley, Dorchester and Charleston Counties)