Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History’s staff with Fusion Youth Radio and Beat Making Lab youth at the Allied Media Conference.
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>> Eligibility Requirements
An organization must be a 501c3 nonprofit and have a current North Carolina charitable solicitation license
The work of the organization must benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro residents. Nonprofits may be located outside of Chapel Hill-Carrboro, as long as the services or programs benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro individuals or groups.
An organization may receive no more than one grant award in a 12-month period and no more than two grant awards in a 36-month period.
No funding will be awarded to individuals or government entities.
No funding will be granted for summer camps or programs held in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools or for CHCCS students. (Strowd Roses provides an annual block grant to the Public School Foundation, which supports summer camp programming and teacher/staff grants).
No funding will be granted for UNC-affiliated clubs or programs. Strowd Roses defines UNC-affiliated as any one (or more) of the following:
The organization’s board of directors is comprised of UNC’s Board of Trustees
The organization is physically housed at a University school/unit
Paychecks to the staff are from UNC-Chapel Hill
The application is filled out by University Development staff
The organization is not a separate 501(c)3
UNC students are the primary beneficiary of programs
Award amounts will vary based on organizational capacity, scope of services provided, community needs, and total resources available. The maximum amount organizations can request is $10,000.