The New Hanover County Community Foundation will accept grant applications from March 22, 2024, to NOON on April 23, 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.
Grant typically range from $500 to $5,000. Larger amounts will be considered for projects or initiatives with the potential to achieve significant positive impact for New Hanover County. In 2023, NHCCF awarded $51,890 in grants through this competitive process. Learn more about past grant recipients.
Grants will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund and the:
- Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment, which focuses on improving the welfare of New Hanover County children from birth to 18 years old. Note, if you are applying to the Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment, please include that in your project title.
- Food Bank of Coastal Carolina Fund, which focuses on food-related services for people in New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick and Columbus counties who are in need.
- 1898 Memorial Fund, which focuses on projects that support racial equity in Wilmington.
- Lucille Murchison Marvin Fund, which supports charitable purposes.
How to apply
NHCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. Organizations must apply for grants using NCCF’s online application system. Please note, collaborative efforts are strongly encouraged.
- 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.