Here are some tutorials to help you create and manage an account in the Foundant Online Grant System as well as apply for funding with the Mecklenburg County ABC Board.
Watch these helpful video tutorials:
Video Tutorial 1: Site Access & Account Creation
Video Tutorial 2: Applying For Funding
Video Tutorial 3: Your Applicant Dashboard
If you prefer, you can read about the Foundant Online Grant System at this Applicant Tutorial.
How to Apply
Before you apply please refer to our giving history to learn more about our grant focus and read each grant program website page, including the Grant Program Guidelines & Terms document, to determine the grant program your organization best qualifies for to submit an application.
If you are a first-time applicant or new to the online grant system, review the helpful Applicant Tutorials prior to creating or managing your account in the Foundant Online Grant System.
Your organization is applying online with the Mecklenburg County ABC Board for the first time.
You will need the following to get started:
A username that is an email address*
Your contact information
Your organization’s information, including the EIN/Tax ID number (required)
Contact information for the organization’s Executive Officer
The Mecklenburg County ABC Board online grants-management system to create an account and apply for grants can be found HERE.
Managing Your Account
I have my organization’s login information and would like to apply for a grant.
If you have your organizations login information, please go to the site login and click on APPLY to see the grant application selections and get started on an application.
Once your account is set up, your account dashboard is displayed on screen every time you log in. From the dashboard, you can do the following:
Edit your contact information
Begin the application process
Access application drafts and submitted applications
View details and complete the report process for grant award
What else can I do in Foundant?
In addition to applying for a grant, you will also be able to:
Review your organization’s grant history
Fill out and submit progress and final reports
Track your grant application process
Communicate with the Mecklenburg County ABC Board Grant Administration Staff when needed
Edit and update your organization’s contact information
In an effort to increase grant application efficiency and to communicate on a timelier basis, the Mecklenburg County ABC Board has implemented Foundant, an Online Grants Management System. Among the many benefits it offers, applicants will appreciate having the ability to:
- Control organizational contact information
- Draft, save and submit online applications
- Upload documents and reports
- Review the agency’s grant history with the ABC Board
No more costly reams of paper, hanging out over the copier for hours, time consuming assimilation of multiple application packets, or racing for the Mecklenburg County ABC Board front door by the application deadline!
For the Community Health & Wellness Grant Program, please carefully review the ABC Board’s grantmaking focus areas. Funding priorities are listed under each specific grant program.
Before getting started, all applicants are encouraged to review How to Get Started in Foundant, below, and read the FAQ page.
Need More Help?
The ABC Board presented a virtual pre-grant information pre-workshop March 1st. The workshop presentation can be downloaded HERE.