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Catawba Valley Community Endowment

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Alexander,
Caldwell, and Catawba Counties to Meet Community Needs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) - Catawba Valley Community Foundation (CVCF)

Deadline Date:

08/20/19 Noon


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Grants typically ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public schools, and religious entities for programs that meet the needs of Alexander, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties. Priority will be given to organizations that focus on early childhood development, mental health, and/or substance abuse.

The community grantmaking program funds a broad range of purposes to meet local needs that include education, human services, basic needs, arts, historical preservation, health, recreation, youth development, environment, and animal welfare.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186241

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants typically range from $1,000 to $2,500.

Term of Contract:

Grant recipients have one year from the date of the grant to spend funds awarded by NCCF affiliates.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An organization must meet the following criteria to apply:

- Organizations must be qualified as tax-exempt public charities under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be classified as a unit of local government (including public schools). An exception is made to include fire and rescue departments.

- If your organization operates as a 501 (c)(3) public charity via a fiscal agent, your application's supporting documentation must include a letter from the fiscal agent organization that verifies the relationship and includes when the relationship was established.

- Religious entities, including churches, congregations and other houses of worship, and/or faith-based organizations whose core functions/operations promote a specific religious doctrine or are restricted to members of a particular faith may apply for funding to support social outreach and charitable service programs to benefit the community-at-large, but they may not apply for general operating support. See restrictions below.

- Only those organizations that serve the counties within the affiliate network will be considered. If an organization serves multiple counties within the network, that organization may complete a separate application for each of those affiliates.

- Organizations must offer programs and services without discrimination based on age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief.

Grants are not awarded for:

- Annual fund or capital campaigns
- Political purposes or lobbying
- Programs and/or activities that are restricted to members of a faith community or promote a specific religious doctrine
- Loans
- Reimbursements (This program does not support reimbursement of costs incurred prior to the deadline for submission of your application. Your request may only include costs that will occur in the future, after the submission deadline of the application.)
- Individuals
- Re-granting by the applicant organization

Pre-Application Information:

The 2019 grant application period for the Catawba Valley Community Endowment will be open from Friday, July 19, 2019 to NOON on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

About the Catawba Valley Community Foundation:



Contact Information:

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

To access the online application:

Christopher Fipps, Grants Program Manager
(919) 256-6923

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Alexander, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties