FRC grant cycle open

The Foundation For Richmond County is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its 2014 Grant Program. Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded. However, grant awards may vary depending on the scope and type of project.

d6f10a2 2Priority will be given to requests for projects and programs that address a community need.  There are no specific target areas for this program.  Additional guidelines can be found at the Foundation’s website www.foundationforrichmondcounty.org.

The grant cycle is conducted through an online application process, which requires an initial step of registering on the Foundation For The Carolinas web site. Registration should be completed by August 8, 2014 to ensure sufficient time to gain access to and complete the application. To register and begin the application process, grant seekers should visit www.foundationforrichmondcounty.org.

Completed applications must be submitted by noon on Friday, Aug. 15.

The Foundation For Richmond County was established in 1993 to increase the charitable giving resources in Richmond County. From its first contribution of $1,000 from the United Carolina Bank to create a community endowment, the Foundation For Richmond County has grown into a philanthropic organization managing 18 funds totaling more than $2.7 million as of May  2014.

The Foundation assists donors in making charitable contributions to the community, provides services for nonprofit organizations to create new or manage existing endowments and has awarded targeted grants. It is an affiliate of Charlotte-based Foundation For The Carolinas. To find more information about the Foundation For Richmond County or to make a donation to the community endowment, please visit their website at: www.foundationforrichmondcounty.org.

Foundation for Richmond County Board of Trustees includes: Alden Webb, chair; Eugene B. McLaurin II, immediate past chair; Dr. Masoud Ahdieh; Neal Cadieu Jr.; Miranda Chavis; Dr. Donald Covington; Anne Edwards; Dr. Cindy Goodman; Becky Howell; and Dr. John Stevenson.

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