2018 Community Health & Wellness Grant Program

*Application Period Now Closed*

 

The Mecklenburg County ABC Board is pleased to announce its 2018 Community Health & Wellness Grant Program application period that will be available to qualified  non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable organizations which are exempt under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or to governmental entities such as the State of North Carolina and its agencies, municipal corporations, and political subdivisions of the State that provide substance abuse prevention, education, treatment, or research for the benefit of Mecklenburg County citizens. The application process will be open from Wednesday, March 1 to Friday, March 31, 2017.

Annually, the Board demonstrates its strong commitment to community through grantmaking investments funding innovative programs and services that lead to best practice interventions or strategies which prevent or combat alcohol or substance abuse related problems. We look forward to partnering with nonprofits to address these challenges and find solutions that lead to improving the overall health and wellness of citizens.

 A list of our current grant partners can be found under the "Our Giving History" tab. 

 

GRANTS: WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE APPLYING

The Mecklenburg County ABC Board Community Health & Wellness Grant Program is now online to make it easier to apply and manage your grant application. Please read the information below before starting an application. All grant applications and required documents are required to be completed or supplied online.

Step 1: Review and Download the FY2018 & FY2018-19 Grant Eligibility Guidelines & Restrictions, Terms & Conditions

Applicants are required to download, read, sign and upload the Eligibility Guidelines & Restrictions, Terms & Conditions in SECTION G: REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS.The Organization’s Executive Director will need to print, sign and upload the acknowledgement page, in the application process where required.

Step 2:  Review Section E: Budget and Financial Information-Grant Application Budget Instructions

Applicants are encouraged to read the Section E: Budget and Financial Information-Grant Application Budget Instructions prior to completing the budget and before starting the application.

Step 3:  Download the FY2018 & FY2018-19 Community Health & Wellness Grant Budget

Applicants are required to download, complete and upload the FY2018 & FY2018-19 Community Health & Wellness Grant Budget in SECTION E: BUDGET AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION-Grant Application Budget. Note: This budget spreadsheet was *revised* on March 10, 2017 for clarity.

Step 4: Have the Following *Required Documents* in Electronic File Format Ready to Upload in the Online Grant Application System

  1. 501 (c) (3) IRS Determination Letter

  2. Independent Audit Financial Statement (within last two years)

  3. Board Approved Annual Organization Budgets both current & past years

  4. Board of Director's Roster

Step 5: Create Your Organization’s Account

Go to our online application system at Foundant.

Select one login email address/password to be used for all your submissions.

Provide the email address of the person ultimately responsible for the grant administration. The Mecklenburg County ABC Board Grant Administration Staff will communicate all pertinent information to this email address.

Step 6: Complete the Online Grant Application

Grant Application can be found HERE.

 

Step 7: Mecklenburg County ABC Board Will Review Your Application

Your grant application is reviewed by an evaluation committee. The committee’s recommendations for funding are reviewed and approved by Mecklenburg County ABC Board of Directors.

 

Step 8: Final Grant Decisions are Made

You will be notified by USPS mail and email if your organization received full or partial funding and also if funding has been denied. Decisions are typically made within 6-8 weeks after the application deadline.

 

Helpful Hints:

Frequently Asked Questions

Read a Tutorial [PDF, 711KB]

Watch a Registration Tutorial

Watch an Application Tutorial


 

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