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
501 (c) (3) IRS Determination Letter
Independent Audit Financial Statement (within last two years)
Board Approved Annual Organization Budgets both current & past years
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
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