Inviting Organisations for Programs, Projects, and Events (PPE) Grants in United States

Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund
Last date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
United States

Detailed Description

The Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund (CLGF) is seeking applications for Programs, Projects, and Events (PPE) Grants with an aim to encourage 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to serve the LGBT community either directly or in partnership with another organization(s).

The vision of the Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund is to cultivate one
community with the belief that all people should be treated with dignity
and respect with a mission to fund organizations that support the LGBTQ community through the pooled financial resources of individuals, corporations and foundations.

The Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund (the Fund) was created to
positively impact the underfunding of nonprofit organizations serving
the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The Fund
award grants to organizations that support the LGBT community, as well
as bridge building initiatives that seek to cultivate alliances and
support with the non-gay community in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

The Fund is a collective giving fund and endowment initiative of
Foundation For The Carolinas, and contributions are tax deductible.

Funding Information

LGBT as well as non‐LGBT organizations are eligible for a PPE Grant of up to $5,000 for programs, projects, and events.

Funding Priorities

Proposed programs, projects, and events should support CLGF’s mission and vision by including these key components:

  • Build understanding and appreciation as well as promote value of
    inclusion within the organization’s circle of influence, especially LGBT
    populations not previously targeted.
  • Cultivate opportunities for leadership by contributions of LGBT people.
  • Engage and include all people from diverse backgrounds and sexual orientation in programs, services and organizational values.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grant awards must be made to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit
    organizations. (Applying organizations must have their 501(c)(3) status
    at the time the application is received)
  • Applicants may apply for ONE PPE grant per annual grants cycle, requesting up to $5,000
  • CLGF will only award grants for the same PPE two times.  After a PPE
    has been funded twice (consecutive years or over time), no additional
    applications will be accepted for that same PPE.
  • The CLGF Board of Advisors reserves the right to request additional information at any time.
  • Grant funds not spent for approved purposes specified in the grant application must be returned to the CLGF.
  • Applicant organizations must attest that their membership and/or
    service population are contained within the Charlotte‐Mecklenburg
    community, and must agree to use grant funds solely within Mecklenburg
  • All project activities must conclude by June 30, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Charlotte Lesbian and Gay Fund.

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