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At a Glance
Greater Chapin Community Foundation (GCCF) is a publicly funded endowment founded by and for the people living in Chapin, Ballentine, White Rock, Peak, Prosperity and other nearby communities. GCCF provides grants for a broad range of charitable needs in their community.
Greater Chapin Community Foundation grants address a broad range of charitable needs for the greater Chapin community. The goal of the grants are to uplift and strengthen organizations who are addressing critical needs within the greater Chapin area.
Examples of Eligible Activities
- Develop competencies and skills enabling individuals to live fuller, more productive lives in the Greater Chapin community
- Leverage other funding through the use of matching grants
- Provide opportunities for underserved populations
- Demonstrate systems or approaches to build on individual, family, or community strengths
This Grant Will Not Fund
- Debt reduction
- Endowment or capital campaigns
- Medical research
- Projects that restrict participation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, parental status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, or gender expression.
- Organizations must be determined as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, public entities or other charitable, educational or faith-based organizations.
- Organizations must serve the Greater Chapin area: Ballentine, Chapin, Little Mountain, Peak, Prosperity and White Rock.
- If awarded a grant, an organization must agree to recognize the Greater Chapin Community Endowment as the source of the award, and share on all forms of social media in which the organization participates, in press releases or news coverage of events, and listed as a sponsor on promotional information.
Greater Chapin Community Foundation plans to award up to $18,000 in grants. There is not a maximum grant request amount, however, the average amount of grants awarded in the previous year was $1,000.
- February 1, 2020 – Application Opens
- February 29, 2020 – Application Closes
- By April 27 – Notified of Application Status
- June 1 – Grant Period Starts
- December 31 – Grant Period Ends
Apply for a Grant
Please note: mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand-delivered applications will not be accepted. Declinations will be emailed.
Prior to applying, organizations are encouraged to thoroughly review all information about this grant on the Community Foundation’s website.
Information for Grant Recipients
If your nonprofit received a grant from the Greater Chapin Community Foundation, please submit your grant report:
Applications will be reviewed by the Community Impact Committee of Central Carolina Community Foundation. Final funding decisions are made by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.