The Yancey Fund seeks to improve the quality of life in Yancey County by promoting charitable giving and supporting projects that benefit the communities and residents of Yancey County.
Donor Name: The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina
State: North Carolina
County: Yancey County (NC)
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $1000 to $10,000
Grant Duration: 1 Year
The Yancey Fund provides grants between $2,500-$10,000 for charitable purposes, including programmatic and capital needs, as well as equipment and technology. Requests that exhibit the greatest community benefit will be given the highest consideration.
- If an organization other than the applicant will benefit from the grant, then the applicant should include a letter of endorsement from that organization.
- Grant funds should be expended within one year of the award.
- Grants may be awarded to qualified 501(c)(3), governmental, educational, and religious organizations serving Yancey County with a documented history of substantial work in Yancey County that pre-dates the application.
- An eligible organization may only submit one application per year.
Grants generally do not support: annual giving campaigns, endowment funds, deficit funding or debt retirement, sectarian religious purposes, partisan political purposes, private primary and secondary schools (except for projects or programs that are not directed toward the school’s students or staff and that directly address community needs) and private clubs, or activities taking place or expenses incurred before grant decisions are made.
For more information, visit CFWNC.