Women's Giving Circle

Priorities, Eligibility, and How to Apply


Organizations must be located and provide services in Cumberland County, North Carolina.

Organizations must qualify as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be a qualified unit of government.

Organizations must not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religious belief nor be a religious organization that serves exclusively sectarian purposes.

Organizations must have met all reporting and communications requirements on previous funding to be eligible for future funding. For those organizations with active grants who are invited to submit a full proposal, a final or interim report must be submitted with a full grant proposal to be considered for funding.

Organizations were required to attend a grant information session.

Areas Not Funded:

Fraternal Organizations  

Organizations for re-granting purposes

Travel and conferences

Grants to individuals

Grants to faith organizations 

Projects promoting political views

Scholarships (Check the scholarship program page of CCF)