Community grants available from the Women’s Fund of North Carolina

The North Carolina Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for projects funded from the Women’s Fund of North Carolina.

Grant funds are available for nonprofit organizations that sponsor programming that supports women and/or families, with emphasis on women’s health, job skill and career development and leadership. Programs must serve areas within the NCCF affiliate network. Applications are available beginning July 5 and the deadline for submitting applications is noon August 6.

The grants committee of the Women’s Fund of North Carolina is comprised of representatives of NCCF’s local women’s giving networks and other female community leaders from across North Carolina. NCCF supports nine regionally based giving programs across the state.

“The Women’s Fund of North Carolina is dedicated to improving the quality of life for women, girls and families across the state,” said Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, NCCF president and CEO. “This fund creates a unique opportunity to encourage philanthropic giving among women, for women.”