Applying for grants

The 2019 grant application for the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation will be open from Friday, March 22, 2019 to NOON on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The Foundation is seeking proposals from Onslow County nonprofit organizations in support of the following purposes:

  • Onslow County Unrestricted Endowment – Up to $16,000 will be distributed towards organizations in support of broad charitable purposes. Grant awards typically range from $750 to $3,000. Larger amounts will be considered for projects or initiatives with the potential to achieve significant positive impact for Onslow County.
  • Dallas Fred Allen Endowment - Up to $20,000 will be distributed towards organizations whose services, programs or mission benefit animals, their humane treatment and support animal welfare solely within Onslow County.  Non-profit organizations must have operated in Onslow County in 2014 to be eligible for funding.

Strong consideration will be given to projects that build capacity though board training, staff development, strategic planning, and efforts that promote sustainable funding for the organization. Collaborative efforts are strongly encouraged. Grants are not available for capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals.

  • 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.