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North Carolina Sports & Recreation:  71 Sports & Recreation Grants for North Carolina.

Sports grants & recreation facilities grants to enhance the lives of girls and boys through physical activity and responsible sports, youth sports, wildlife sports, and community sports programs.

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Grants to USA Parents and Parent Groups in Multiple States for Physical Activity and Nutritio...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA parents and parent groups in eligible states for physical activity and nutrition initiatives in K-12 schools. Funding is intended to support parent-led programs and projects that encourage physical activity or healthy eating habits, while promoting students’ social emotional learning and engaging parents in...

GrantWatch ID#: 185280

Grants to USA K-12 Schools to Promote Recreation and Nutrition

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA K-12 schools for projects and initiatives that support recreational activities and nutrition-based programming. Funding is intended to help schools promote healthy choices, and to increase physical activity and nutrition initiatives while promoting students’ social emotional learning. Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179725

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Counties to Promote He...

Deadline 07/03/20 LOI Date: 04/03/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in eligible counties to promote the health and wellness of local communities. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support quality efforts that measurably improve health in the Tri...

GrantWatch ID#: 181363

Grants to North Carolina Agencies for Plans to Promote Healthy Mobility Options

Deadline 05/19/20

Matching grants to North Carolina municipalities and eligible counties for the development of healthy mobility options and solutions. Funding is intended to support consultant fees, mapping services, and other costs associated with the creation of statewide comprehensive bicycle plans and pedestrian plans. Eligible plans a...

GrantWatch ID#: 161664

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, First Nations, and Schools to Engage Native and...

Deadline 04/04/20

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, Tribes, First Nations, and schools to benefit Aboriginal and Native American youth through physical activity and sports programming. The purpose of this program is to create positive experiences in sports and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal youth, 18 ye...

GrantWatch ID#: 177207

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, and Agencies for Community B...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina nonprofit and faith-based organizations and local government agencies to benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address local community needs. Focus areas include human services, arts, education, health, environment, animals, basic needs, youth, recreation, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 187768

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, and Agencies to Address Loca...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to North Carolina nonprofit and faith-based organizations and local government agencies for projects that address the needs of local residents in eligible regions. Funding areas include human services, arts, education, basic needs, health, historic preservation, recreation, environment, youth develop...

GrantWatch ID#: 187770

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Regions to Address Lo...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in eligible regions to address the needs of the local community. Funding may be used for either specific programs and projects or for general operations. Eligible programs will benefit residents of Martin County.

GrantWatch ID#: 187771

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for creative community impact projects that focus on the environment and outdoor recreation. Focus areas include empowering women outdoor professionals, developing the relationship between underserved populations and the outdoors, engaging communities in environmental ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180610

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Loc...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in eligible regions to address the needs of the local community and help residents access opportunities in a broad range of areas. Funding may be used for either specific programs and projects or for general operations. Eligible organization...

GrantWatch ID#: 187784

Grants to North Carolina Neighborhood Organizations in Eligible Regions to Enhance Local Comm...

Deadline 05/08/20 Conference Date: 04/14/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to North Carolina neighborhood organizations in eligible regions to enhance the quality of life for all local residents. First-time applicants must attend an information session prior to applying. Funding is intended to support programs that promote leadership development, community building, techni...

GrantWatch ID#: 175195
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Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Congregants, and Educational Institutions to ...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government and educational institutions, and congregants in eligible locations for capital support and programs that benefit local residents. Funding is available in the areas of arts and culture, human services, recreation, economic development, and K-12 and post-secondary...

GrantWatch ID#: 161995

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Schools for Co...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants of $500 to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and local government agencies for community programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support a variety of local needs including human services, basic needs, arts, education, historic preservation, health, recreation, youth develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 179843

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Schools for Com...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and government agencies for community programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support a variety of local needs including human services, basic needs, arts, education, historic preservation, health, recreation, youth devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 187808

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Schools for Co...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and government agencies for community programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support a variety of local needs including human services, basic needs, arts, education, historic preservation, health, recreation, youth development, environm...

GrantWatch ID#: 187809

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Faith-Based Organizations in Eligible Regions to Mee...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations and faith-based organizations to meet the needs of the community in eligible regions. Priority will be given to capacity building projects, and collaboration is encouraged. Funding areas include animals and animal welfare, human services, arts, education, basic needs, health...

GrantWatch ID#: 187810
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Organizations to Support Equestrian-Related Activiti...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA nonprofit and government organizations to promote equestrian-related activities on the national level. Eligible programs include equine health research, education, scholarship, and other broad-based needs. The Funding Source's mission is to support national-level breeds and disciplines. USA Equestrian Trus...

GrantWatch ID#: 153046

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Injured Military Veterans

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of injured military veterans and their families. Funding is intended to support a range of services and programs including, but not limited to, therapeutic and recreational activities, career training and education, rehabilitation programs, shelters for the homeles...

GrantWatch ID#: 179275
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Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Dance Students and Professional Dancers for Tuition and S...

Deadline 04/30/20

Scholarships and fellowships of up $30,000 to USA dance students and dancers for professional training and salary assistance. Scholarships cover the costs of school tuition for full-time dance majors at a nonprofit school, and fellowships provide salary assistance for a new artistic full-time employee of a nonprofit dance ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180035

Fellowships to USA Choreographers to Create New Dance Works and Support Artistic Advancement

Deadline 04/30/20

Fellowships of $10,000 to USA choreographers for the creation of new artistic works that will be performed in public during the fellowship period. Funding is intended to support and encourage the professional and artistic development of early-career choreographers. Primary consideration is given to artistic excellence and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180036

Grants to North Carolina Agencies to Improve Outdoor Public Facilities

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to North Carolina local government agencies for acquiring and improving outdoor public facilities. Eligible projects may be for acquiring land and for renovating and constructing recreational facilities. Grants may also be used to protect scenic and natural resources or to renovate older park facilities.

GrantWatch ID#: 150445

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Promote Tourism in Eligibl...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits, for-profits, and agencies in eligible regions for marketing activities and cultural events that promote tourism and attract visitors to the area. Funding is intended to support specific tourist-related activities, such as arts and cultural events; or to promote, improve, construct, fina...

GrantWatch ID#: 180396
NEW

Awards to USA and Canada Sports Teams, Athletes, and Organizations that Promote Healthy Comm...

Deadline 05/06/20

Awards of $25,000 to USA and Canada sports teams, athletes, and organizations to recognize effective uses of sports to foster and sustain healthier communities. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a collaborative and innovative approach to community health improvement.

GrantWatch ID#: 154396

Grants to North Carolina Local Governments in Eligible Counties to Improve Access to Beaches...

Deadline 08/17/20 LOI Date: 05/15/20

Grants to North Carolina municipal and county governments in eligible counties to enhance access to beaches and public waters. Applicants must submit a pre-application prior to submission of a full proposal. Funding is intended to support the purchase of land, as well as the construction of public facilities, parking areas...

GrantWatch ID#: 137942

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life in Eligible Counties

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations to benefit communities in eligible counties. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life for residents, improve education and recreation, and to benefit youth. The Foundation offers financial support to the following counties: Craven, Pamlico, and Jones counties.

GrantWatch ID#: 174886
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Grants to USA Schools for Playground Equipment

Deadline 05/27/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA schools to purchase eligible playground equipment to help children stay active during recess and perform better during school hours. The purpose of funding is for schools to design recess equipment to fit unique budgets and spaces. Awarded funds can only be applied toward purchase of an eligi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188249
NEW

Grants to USA Top Athletes to Enable Them to Reach International Competitions

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA top-tier athletes in eligible sports disciplines to further their development, training, and career success. Funding is intended to support ranking athletes who have earned a college degree and are working toward reaching elite international competitions such as the World Championships or the Olympic Games. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 159936

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote Environmental Sustainability

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for environmental sustainability initiatives to improve ocean health. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that meet challenges faced by the marine and sailing industries. Eligible projects will promote the adoption of clean ...

GrantWatch ID#: 142067

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Recreational Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA nonprofit organizations to support recreational programs for individuals with disabilities. Funding is intended to support individuals with disabilities in recreational activities, such as facilities, registration fees, housing, and equipment.

GrantWatch ID#: 153362

Grants to North Carolina Neighborhood Organizations to Enhance the Quality of Life for Local ...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to North Carolina neighborhood organizations for projects and programs to enhance the quality of life for local residents in eligible regions. Applicants are required to attend a pre-application workshop. Funding is intended for a wide range of projects and programs to make the neighborhoods in Charlotte better plac...

GrantWatch ID#: 175199

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grant to a USA Educational Institution or Sports Program to Address a Sports-Related Need

Deadline 06/01/20

Grant of $10,000 to a USA educational institution or qualifying sports organization, including club teams, high school teams/athletic programs, college teams/athletic programs, community athletic centers/fields, and/or nonprofit athletic programs to address sports-related needs. Funding is intended to support growth or oth...

GrantWatch ID#: 181706

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Local Agencies for Projects to Improve the Quality o...

Deadline 06/09/20

Grants of up to $8,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations and local agencies for community projects to improve the quality of life in eligible regions. Funding is intended for capital expenses, long lasting one-time projects, and special events. Past grants have been used for environmental initiatives, recreational ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146008
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Universities, and Tribes for the Conservation of Forests and Grassl...

Deadline 06/09/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, universities, and tribes for projects and initiatives that improve outdoor experiences and the health of public forests and grasslands. Funding is intended for on-the-ground restoration and conservation projects that make a significant impact on the National Forest System. Projects sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 177799
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Caregivers of Children

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA nonprofit agencies to support individuals who are acting as guardians to their young relatives. Funding is intended to develop new services or expand existing services that support caregivers who have taken on the role of surrogate parents. Priority will be given to organizations that have access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 183607

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs That Address the Needs of Low- and M...

Deadline 06/26/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in cities and communities served by the funding source. Funding is intended for programs and activities that strengthen communities by promoting affordable housing, revitalization, the arts, and the environment. The go...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432
NEW

Grants to USA Ski Clubs for Programs and Purchases to Prevent Injuries

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to USA ski clubs to protect skiers from experiencing injuries during training and racing. The purpose of funding is to address safety challenges faced by ski facilities. Funding is intended for safety projects, such as trail widening, and acquisition of new safety equipment, including B-netting, A-netting, air pads,...

GrantWatch ID#: 175487

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Areas to Market Events That Attr...

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations and municipalities in eligible areas to market attractions and events that attract visitors to the area. Funding is intended to publicize festivals, trade shows, sporting tournaments, and other events and attractions in a way that attracts overnight stays in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187492
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International for Research on the Prevention of Performance-Enhan...

Deadline 08/01/20 LOI Date: 07/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International grants for research on the prevention of performance-enhancing drug use in sports. Applicants must submit a pre-application prior to applying. Funding is intended to support research to address the root causes of and to decrease the use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes.

GrantWatch ID#: 172154

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Schools in Eli...

Deadline 07/21/20

Grants of up to $700 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, fire and rescue departments, schools, and faith-based organizations in eligible regions for community needs. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of education, youth development, the environment, basic needs, arts, historical pre...

GrantWatch ID#: 171852

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Faith-Based Organizations for Com...

Deadline 07/21/20

Grants of up to $700 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, faith-based organizations, fire and rescue departments, and schools, in eligible regions for community benefit programs. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of education, youth development, the environment, basic needs, arts, his...

GrantWatch ID#: 171853

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofit and Faith-Based Organizations, Agencies, and Schools in E...

Deadline 07/21/20

Grants of up to $700 to North Carolina nonprofit and faith-based organizations, government agencies, fire and rescue departments, and schools, in eligible regions for community benefit programs. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of education, youth development, the environment, historical preservation, health, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171854

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofit and Faith-Based Organizations, Schools, and Agencies in El...

Deadline 07/21/20

Grants of up to $700 to North Carolina nonprofit and faith-based organizations, government agencies, schools, and fire and rescue departments, in eligible regions for community needs. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of education, youth development, the environment, historical preservation, health, arts, recr...

GrantWatch ID#: 187868

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Individuals for Amateur Athletics and Educational Sch...

Deadline 07/23/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote amateur athletics and training. Additionally, scholarships of up to $2,000 are available to individual athletes to support educational pursuits. The purpose of this fund is to promote amateur athletics within the state.

GrantWatch ID#: 171769
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Individuals to Protect and Maintain Outdoor Climbing...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, land trusts, and individuals for projects that enhance rock climbing accessibility. The purpose of funding is to conserve the national climbing environment. Applicants who have not been previously funded will be given priority.

GrantWatch ID#: 172915
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits in East Coast States to Support Outdoor Programming for Youth

Deadline 09/06/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible east coast states to provide youth with outdoor experiences. Eligible programs are those that promote the outdoors among local youth. Funding is intended to provide one-time support to organizations in the following regions: Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and New England.

GrantWatch ID#: 185758
NEW

Grants to USA Children of Active or Injured Military Service Members and Veterans for Recreat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $300 to USA families of active overseas military personnel and severely injured service members or veterans to support their children's participation in recreational programs and camps. Funding is intended for a range of activities such as sports, fine arts, camps, tutoring, drivers education, high school b...

GrantWatch ID#: 156741
NEW

Grants to USA First Responders, Military Personnel, and Veterans with Disabilities for Sport...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA first responders, military personnel, and veterans with disabilities for sports and fitness programs that enhance their physical and mental well-being. The funding source supports programs that provide opportunities for community re-integration for personnel who have a permanent illness or physical injury tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 159935
NEW

In-Kind Grants of Sports Equipment to USA Schools to Develop Fitness, Coordination, and Moto...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of sports equipment to USA schools to provide students with a fun and unique sports experience that promotes the development of motor skills, fitness, sequencing, patterning, concentration, and focus, as well as ambidexterity and hand-eye coordination. The grant consists of a 30-set Speed Stacks Sport Pa...

GrantWatch ID#: 161037
NEW

In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Municipalities in Multiple States to Create Ou...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities in multiple states to design and build playgrounds and play areas for children. The funding source will facilitate and assist organizations in planning and building a safe, customized play space to meet community needs. Projects may involve landscap...

GrantWatch ID#: 163580