Wake Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

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Raleigh, NC — The Wake County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for community projects funded from its community fund, according to Howard Wasserman, Grants Committee Chair.

Who Can Apply

The 2014 grant application period for the Wake County Unrestricted Endowment Fund will be open from Friday, March 21, 2014 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014.Grants typically range from $500 to $1000.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Wake County.  Priority will be given to projects that target essential needs such as food, clothing, shelter, medicine and job training, and have annual budgets of $500,000 or less.

How to Apply

Applications are available online only, at www.nccommunityfoundation.org (look under “Affiliates/Wake County”).  The deadline for submitting applications is April 29, 2014.

Grants Workshop

The Wake County Community Foundation is offering a free grant seekers workshop to interested nonprofits to assist in submitting applications for funding.

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 a workshop will be held from 10:30 am-12 pm at the NC Community Foundation’s office, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Please RSVP to kcrumpler@nccommunityfoundation.org by April 15, 2014.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made nearly $74 million in grants since its inception in 1988.

With more than $171 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 67 counties across the state.

For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org.

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