Applying for grants

The Vance County Community Foundation Unrestricted Endowment will accept grant applications from March 29, 2024, to NOON on April 30, 2024. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted, including late submissions due to technology issues. Funds are available for qualified charitable organizations serving the local community.

Grants typically range from $500 to $2,000. In 2023, VCCF awarded $8,590 in grants through this competitive process. Learn more about past grant recipients.

Grants will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund.

How to apply

VCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. Organizations must apply for grants using NCCF’s online application system.

  • Read the guidelines before you apply. Failure to adhere to the guidelines will result in your application being declined.
  • If this is your first time applying, follow the instructions in Training Module I to create a profile. If your organization already has an account, use your information to log in.
  • Follow the instructions in Training Module II to add a grant application. Once registered, you can access more information about the application process.

About VCCF’s grantmaking

Founded in 1997, the Vance County Community Foundation is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, VCCF uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to nonprofits that help the local community.

The Frances Burton Abbott Powers Endowment conducts a separate grantmaking process for nonprofits and government entitites in Henderson, NC. The application usually opens mid-August through mid-September. Contact the central region donor engagement officer for more information.

Questions?

Contact the central region program officer and read the community grantmaking guidelines.

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