The Foundation for a Healthy Carolina

Foundation for the Carolinas


Grant amount: US $10,000 - US $50,000

Next anticipated deadline: Oct 27, 2018 9:00am PDT

Later anticipated deadlines: May 9, 2019 9:00am PDT

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity College / University Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in North Carolina: Anson County, Cabarrus County, Cleveland County, Davidson County, Gaston County Expand all

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Description

The Foundation for a Healthy Carolina provides grants for organizations in the greater Charlotte, North Carolina region that are aligned with its vision for improving health, human services and educational outcomes. The Board of Trustees supports its mission through its competitive grantmaking program.

The Foundation for a Healthy Carolina is an investor in the community and is interested in creating the highest possible levels of human and community gain. In that mode, grant requests are reviewed with the following questions in mind: 

  • What results are we buying?
  • What are the chances we will get results?
  • Is this the best possible use of money?

Result and Investment Areas

Healthcare grants will be directed toward:

  • advancing equity and access of the community health needs of vulnerable populations

Programs may address physical and/or mental health initiatives and must serve clients such as the elderly, people in poverty, undocumented workers or others not able to access the care or services they need. 

Education grants will be directed toward:

  • higher education or workforce development efforts within the healthcare field;
  • basic health education for the community;
  • healthcare issues that impact educational outcomes.

Grant awards typically range between $10,000 and $50,000 with the average award approximately $25,000.

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

Eligibility:

  • To be considered for a grant, organizations must:
    • Be classified as an eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of the Internal Revenue Code or a congregation, governmental or educational institution;
      • however, if the organization conducting the project does not meet these criteria, a grant can be applied for under the fiscal sponsorship of an eligible organization.
  •  Additionally, organizations will typically:
    • Serve residents in one of the following counties:
      • Anson, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Davidson, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Richmond, Rowan, Stanly or Union counties in North Carolina, and
      • Cherokee, Lancaster or York counties in South Carolina.

Ineligibility:

  • Areas Not Typically Funded
    • Debt retirement/deficit funding or expenses incurred prior to grant award decisions
    • 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 for events or fundraising events


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