Pee Dee Disaster Relief Grant

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation

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Next deadline: Jul 31, 2020

Later deadlines: Sep 30, 2020

Grant amount: US $500 - US $2,000

Fields of work: Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid Basic Human Needs Health Care Access & Delivery

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in South Carolina: Chesterfield County, Darlington County, Dillon County, Florence County, Marion County Show all

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Pee Dee Disaster Relief Fund Grant Distribution Process

Fund History: The Pee Dee Disaster Fund was first established in 2010 at the Eastern Carolina Community Foundation through a partnership with the Darlington Raceway in response to tornados that hit Darlington. In 2015, donations helped to support organizations responding to the floods. In more recent years, we have faithfully responded to Hurricanes Matthew and Florence. Now, in 2020, we are experiencing a time of global pandemic, which is both a health crisis and an economic challenge.

The ECCF Board of Directors serves as the decision making body for the grant’s distribution. Our intent is to help organizations respond to food, shelter, health, and nonprofit sustainability needs stemming from the pandemic in a quick and efficient way. Grants are available in amounts varying from $500- $2,000. This fund will award grants in three rounds, over a six month period, in order to provide a much needed cash infusion quickly, while also preparing for long-term needs of the community.

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

Eligibility:

  • Non-profit agencies with annual budgets below $1,000,000 that serve the people of Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marlboro, Marion, and Williamsburg counties.

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