Applying for grants

The 2019 grant application period for the Greater Wilkes Community Fund and the Kyle Hayes Memorial Endowment will be open will be open from Friday, June 21, 2019 to NOON on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Past grants have generally ranged from $1,000 to $2,500. Total grantmaking will not exceed $7,000. Since 1994, WCF has awarded more than $100,000 in grants for projects and organizations spanning a wide range of issues including education and youth development, health and wellness, human services, historic preservation, and economic development. Please be sure to return to this page closer to the opening of the cycle for any updates.

  • If you have not already done so, you must read the guidelines before you apply. Failure to adhere to any of these guidelines may result in your application being excluded from consideration.
  • Training Module I will walk you through creating a profile; Module II shows how to add a grant application.

Click here to access our online application system. Additional information about the grants process will be available once you register.