Margaret C. Woodson Foundation Grant Program
Foundation for the CarolinasSuggest an update
Grant amount: Unspecified amount
Anticipated deadline: Jan 31, 2021 8:59pm PST
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program
Location of project: Counties in North Carolina: Davie County, Rowan County
Location of residency: United StatesView website Save
About this funder:
The Margaret C. Woodson Foundation, Inc. was chartered on January 21, 1955 by Margaret Craig Woodson. The Foundation promotes the well-being and betterment of mankind through assistance and support to charitable, educational and religious organizations that seek to improve the public welfare.
The Margaret C. Woodson Foundation is a private foundation administered by Foundation For The Carolinas.
Following is a list of the types of programs which the Margaret C. Woodson Foundation is interested in supporting. This list is not all-inclusive but gives a general direction of the Foundation's interest:
- Programs that address social problems and nurture positive social relationships
- Efforts aimed at enriching lives through exposure to the cultural arts
- Programs that improve opportunities for youth at risk and families in crisis, including school programs, and programs providing youth activities
- Efforts that address health matters
- Programs and facilities for the handicapped
- Humane Societies
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Eligible organizations include:
- 501(c)3 nonprofits
- Governmental institutions
- Educational institutions
- If the organization conducting the project does not meet these criteria, you can apply for a grant under the fiscal sponsorship of an eligible organization.
- Geographic Focus:
- Grants are limited to programs and projects that will benefit the people of Rowan and Davie Counties.
- Preference in making grants will be made to those programs and projects that encourage constructive change, strive toward excellence, and have a significant component of public service.
- Typical funding restrictions include:
- Capital campaign requests
- Debt retirement/deficit funding
- Direct support of individuals (e.g. scholarships, hardship)
- Duplication of existing programs or services by new organizations
- Endowment funds
- Travel and conferences
- Publication of books
- Projects that are typically the funding responsibility of federal, state or local government
- Projects that promote political or religious views
- Political or lobbying activities
- Sponsorships or fundraisers
- Please note, applications for programs outside the named counties will not be considered
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