The City of Raleigh annually awards Human Services Agency Funding to local nonprofit agencies who provide direct services to the elderly, youth, differently abled, substance users, and those who are homeless.
Donor Name: City of Raleigh
State: North Carolina
Type of Grant: Grant
Type of Entity: Non-profits
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/21/2022
Size of the Grant: $25,000
The grants are awarded annually to nonprofits that provide direct services to low- income Raleigh residents who identify with one of the targeted groups: elderly, youth, individuals with a disability, individuals who use substances, and are homeless.
The following criteria are the minimum qualifications for an application to be considered. All funding recommendations will be based on available funds.
- Raleigh Headquarters: The organization’s headquarters must be located within the corporate limits of the City of Raleigh. Agency headquarter address is verified through NC Secretary of State records.
- Not-for-Profit & 501c3 Status: Human services grant funds may be awarded only to not-for-profit organizations with 501c3 status that have federal and state tax-exempt status. To ensure tax-exempt status, the organization’s IRS Form 990 from the most recently completed fiscal year will be reviewed.
- Population Served: Proposed programs and projects must benefit low-income persons and households residing in Raleigh.
- Agency Experience: Qualified applicants must have at least one year of recent experience in the delivery of services to the specified target group(s) and demonstrate sensitivity to the special needs of their clientele.
- One Year Program Service Delivery: Only projects or programs that have been established and providing services for at least one year will be considered.
- Request Amounts: Request must not exceed 25% of the agency’s total actual operating expenses for the last completed fiscal year.* Additionally, requests must not exceed 50% of the total project budget.
- *For the FY23 Human Service Funding cycle, agencies are permitted to use FY19 or FY20 as the base for the 25% calculation.
- Fiscal Responsibility: Must have an adequate financial management system in place to maintain effective control and accountability over all funds, property, and other assets covered by this proposal. Must be able to produce sufficient backup documentation for costs of the project and files for review and audit.
- Agency Audits: If the application request is more than $25,000, the organization’s most recent audited financial statements and audit letter must be submitted. Must not have any outstanding audit deficiencies, findings, or disallowed costs from previous projects or activities.
- Raleigh Grant Programs: Organizations may apply for funding in up to two City grant programs per year.
For more information, visit City of Raleigh.