North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

Funds Available through Community Grantmaking Program

Funding Opportunity:
Triangle Community Foundation is now accepting proposal applications for the fall 2011 cycle of the Community Grantmaking Program. Applications, guidelines, proposal scoring rubrics, and additional background information are available on the Foundation’s website.
Completed applications are due via email on August 15 by 5 pm. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. Funding decisions will be announced by December 30 and grants are to be spent January 2012- December 2012. Average grant size will be $10,000 - $15,000.
Eligibility Criteria
Triangle Community Foundation’s Community Grantmaking Program focuses funding in two areas: Civic Engagement and Youth Leadership & Development. The program is open to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, religious congregations, and governmental entities that are (1) based in and serve the Triangle (Chatham, Durham, Orange, and Wake counties) and (2) have a total annual organizational budget of $1,500,000 or less.
Organizations that received Community Grantmaking Program funding in fall 2010 are eligible reapply for funding. However, these organizations must submit an interim report using the Foundation’s Grantee Report Form along with their Proposal Application. Interim reports are due with the completed proposal by August 15. Grantee Report forms can be found on the Foundation’s website.

Information Sessions
The Foundation will host three brief information session webinars. Participation in one of these conference calls is highly recommended prior to submitting a proposal. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
  • Thursday, July 21, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 26, 9:30 - 10:30 am
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Examples of Past Grantees
To learn more about the types of organizations and projects that the Foundation typically funds through the Community Grantmaking Program, please visit our website and watch past grantees' Digital Storytelling Videos.