Evergreen Foundation Grant

Evergreen Foundation

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Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $30,000

Next deadline: May 29, 2020 2:00pm PDT

Later deadlines: Aug 31, 2020 2:00pm PDT, Nov 15, 2020 2:00pm PST, Feb 28, 2021 2:00pm PST

Applicant type: Nonprofit Indigenous Group Government Entity College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in North Carolina: Cherokee County, Clay County, Graham County, Haywood County, Jackson County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in North Carolina: Cherokee County, Clay County, Graham County, Haywood County, Jackson County Show all

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About this funder:



Our Mission

The mission of the Evergreen Foundation is to improve access to and public awareness of quality prevention, treatment, and support services by the provider community to individuals and families with intellectual/developmental disabilities or behavioral health and/or substance abuse needs in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

About Evergreen

Our focus for funding is improving the lives of those who have Mental Health, Developmental Delay, or Substance Abuse issues. Grant priorities include: infrastructure to the private provider service network; start up and service provision grants; scholarships to enhance the quality of the provider network; public awareness/education; and advocacy on behalf of consumers and the provider network


In any fiscal year, the Evergreen Foundation generally issues between 25 and 30 grants. There is not a lower or upper limit on requests. Grants usually range between $5,000 and $30,000 with some grants considered for a higher level of funding.

Recipients included providers of behavioral health, substance abuse and developmental disability services such as Meridian Behavioral Heath Services, Jackson County Psychological Services, The ARC of Haywood County, Appalachian Community Services, Webster Enterprises, Southwestern Child Development and many more.

Priority areas include agencies serving persons with behavioral health, substance abuse or intellectual/developmental disabilities. Previous grantees have included agencies throughout the seven counties of Western North Carolina.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Not-for-profit organizations with a 501(C)3 or equivalent provision may apply.


  • The Evergreen Foundation will not accept proposals from not-for-profit organizations providing pass through funds to ineligible organizations such as for-profits or private foundations.