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6/2/2021 11:12:00 PM
Grant Applications Being Accepted

Lincoln Herald Staff

The Lincoln County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2021 grant program. Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, congregations, or governmental and educational institutions.

Grants will be awarded in support of a broad range of charitable purposes, but priority will be given to proposals that address a community need, specifically food insecurity, child services, utility assistance, housing or mental health. All projects or programs must serve citizens of Lincoln County.

Award amounts will be determined based on the merits of the proposed project. Previous awards have ranged from $1,000 to $5,000.

To begin the application process, visit and select “Lincoln County Community Foundation” to access the online application. Returning applicant organizations can log in to the Online Grants Center using their previously established ID and password. First-time applicant organizations can create a new account.

Completed grant applications must be submitted online by 12 noon on Monday, June 28th at  Late applications will not be accepted.

The Lincoln County Community Foundation was established in 2001 by local leaders to encourage philanthropy and secure resources to address local issues. The Foundation brings together charitable donors, community leaders and nonprofits to make positive impacts in Lincoln County.

Led by a local board of advisors, the Foundation has awarded more than $113,000 in grants to area nonprofits since inception.  2020 recipients included:

  • $5,000 to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County for shelter and food assistance.
  • $5,000 to East Lincoln Christian Ministries for food assistance.
  • $5,000 to Kintegra Family Medicine – Lincolnton to help fund the health clinic.
  • $5,000 to Hesed House of Hope to provide individuals with emergency assistance.
  • $5,000 to Lincoln County Against Domestic Violence Shelter to provide vulnerable citizens in Lincoln County with shelter.
  • $5,000 to Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse to help children in need in Lincoln County.
Additionally, the Foundation provided $5,000 special COVID-19 grants to:
  • Christian Ministry of Lincoln County to provide emergency services for families.
  • East Lincoln Christian Ministry to support individuals with direct assistance.
  • Kintegra Family Medicine – Lincolnton to provide critical healthcare.
  • Hesed House of Hope to address emerging needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Lincoln County Against Domestic Violence Shelter to serve victims of domestic violence with emergency needs.
    Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse to provide emergency services to support victims in Lincoln County.
  • Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse to provide emergency services to support victims in Lincoln County.

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