Cumberland Community Foundation Grant Cycle 2019
Community Grants - 2019
Grants are available from our unrestricted and field-of-interest endowments twice a year through the Community Grants Program. Grants are available for:
- Health Care
- Animal Welfare
- Historic Preservation
- Women and Girls
- Programs that improve the quality of life in Cumberland County, NC
June 21, 2019- Application available online
June 21, 2019- July 19, 2019- Grantseeker information meetings (see below for details)
August 10, 2019- Application deadline (Midnight)
August - Ocotober- Grant committees meet and conduct site visits
November 2019- Funds available
How to apply -
- Beginning June 1, 2019 you can preview the application here – Preview Sample Application (click here)
- View this video about how to create an account: Foundant Log On Instructions, log on to Foundant to start the application. Click here.
- You must click in the Logon/Create Account blue button in the top right corner to start your application.
- If you still have questions after viewing the video and attending a Grantseekers Information Meeting, contact Amanda Klinck: firstname.lastname@example.org or
910-483-4449 ext. 102
Grantseekers Information Meetings
This meeting is designed to help nonprofit organizations learn about funding opportunities, eligibility, and application guidelines. The meeting includes a demonstration of the online grant application. Organizations are not required to attend; however, attendance is recommended.
All sessions are held at CCF, 308 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC.
(Parking and entrance in the back.)
Registration is required.
Select a day and time that work for your schedule through our calendar of events page and register by clicking on the event in the calendar.
Monday, June 24th
Wednesday, June 26th
Friday, June 28th
Tuesday, July 9th
Thursday, July 11th
Tuesday, July 16th
Eligibility for Community Grants
Organizations must be located and provide services in Cumberland County, North Carolina.
Organizations must qualify as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1), (a)(2), or (a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be a qualified unit of government which includes Native American tribal governments.
Organizations must not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religious beliefs.
Organizations must have met all reporting and communications requirements on previous Community Grants to be eligible to apply.
Not Eligible for Community Grants
- Organizations for re-granting purposes
- Event sponsorships
- Grants to individuals
- Deficit budgets
- Projects promoting political views
- Scholarships (Check the scholarship program page of CCF)
- Faith organizations (This restriction applies only to Community Grants from unrestricted and field-of-interest endowments. Donors often support their churches or temples through their donor advised funds and designated endowments.)
Priority will go to 501(c)3 charitable organizations with governing boards located in Cumberland County, NC that are managed according to the Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence published by the NC Center for Nonprofits.