Robeson CCF accepting 2013 grant applications

The Robeson County Community Foundation will accept online applications for its 2013 grant application cycle beginning Friday, March 22 through Tuesday, May 7.

Since 2007, the Robeson County Community Foundation has awarded more than $19,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations.   Local board members include:  R D Locklear, President; Abe Marshall, President-Elect; James Byrne; Bruce Huggins; Susie Jones; Bryan Maynor; Dr. James E. Parker; Maria Parker; Sylvia Pate; Lenore Taylor and Ken Windley.  The Robeson County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, which provides support and management services to a number of local endowment funds. 

Grant Criteria

Proposals are sought from local non-profit, tax-exempt organizations, religious institutions and government agencies in support of broad charitable purposes in the areas of arts and humanities, education, the environment, health, human services, public and societal benefit, and youth development.  These proposals must benefit the residents of Robeson County.  Grants are not available to individuals or for capital campaigns or capital improvements. 

Grants typically range from $500 to $1,000.

Online grant application and training modules

The Foundation offers a series of online training modules to assist first-time and returning applicants with the application process.  Click HERE to access the training modules and online grant application system.

To learn more about the Robeson County Community Foundation, contact a local board member or call the NC Community Foundation’s Southeastern region office, 910-509-7256.