Women's Giving Circle

Grants Available

Grants Available

The Women’s Giving Circle of Cumberland County awards high-impact grants to projects focusing on women and children in Cumberland County, NC.

The focus areas for 2017 were: 

  1. Reading proficiency through 3rd grade among low-income children*
  2. Homelessness or risk of homelessness among women and children
  3. Food insecurity among low-income women and children*

*Low-income is defined as incomes at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Level guidelines 

Special considerations will be given to projects that incorporate any of the following:

  • provide a new, creative approach to a critical community need
  • offer opportunities to collaborate and foster partnerships, as well as leverage other funding sources
  • projects that demonstrate the ability to achieve measurable results and have a high probability of successful continuation beyond the grant period
  • projects that impact a larger population will be given priority