Community Foundation of Randolph County 2020 Grant Program
The Community Foundation of Randolph County has launched its 2020 Grant Program to increase the capacity of Randolph County’s not-for-profit organizations to respond effectively to the needs of the community.
1000 new grants and donors
In general, the Foundation prefers funding for:
Start-up costs for new programs
One-time projects or needs
Capital needs beyond an applicant’s capabilities and means.
Also, the field of interest funding is available on a limited basis for the areas of:
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Arts and culture
Civic and community development
Education and libraries
Environmental and historical preservation
Health and human services
Historically, the Foundation has funded projects in the areas of community betterment, arts, and culture, health and human services, youth, economic development, and education.
Legal requirements forbid staff, board members, and their families from profiting financially from any philanthropic grant. All persons actively connected to the Foundation will avoid self-interest in the processing and distribution of grant requests.
Proposals and requests for grants that are of most significant interest to the Foundation will have some or all of the following:
Deadline Free Grants
Address a community issue, need or concern with a unique project that is not covered in the applicant’s regular budget;
Present an innovative but practical approach to a community problem or need;
Define a realistic, workable plan, which shows an ability to complete the project and accomplish the goal;
Clearly gives evidence of the qualifications and stability of the applicant;
Identifies sources of future funding on start-up projects;
Involves a broad spectrum of the population and provides a sound estimate of the number of residents impacted;
Proposals shall include:
Pertinent supporting information
IRS Letter of Determination for 501(c)(3) designation
List of your organization’s/agency’s officers or governing body
Letter of support by governing body
Evidence of board support (meeting minutes)
Previous year’s financial statement showing income and expenses (annual report)
The Foundation makes grants to tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) organizations operating or proposing to run programs for the benefit of Randolph County residents.
For more information, visit https://www.randolphcountyfoundation.org/grants/