This standing only applies to current grantees of Dogwood Health Trust. Current grantees are considered in “good standing” if they do not have any overdue requirements (for example: reports). Please reach out to your grant lead to discuss your specific situation.
You can access the application you already started by visiting our applicant/grantee portal.
No, we ask that one application be submitted per organization.
Yes, but your project will be reviewed with consideration to your current open grant(s). We encourage you to engage with us so we can consult with you regarding your specific circumstances.
One of our Community Investment team members will follow up with you directly regarding next steps.
Due to the high volume of applications expected each cycle, applicants will receive an automated electronic confirmation after the application is submitted. If you don’t receive an automatic confirmation after you submit, please reach out to [email protected] to check on your application. Application decision notifications will be sent electronically at the end of the application review period.
As a private foundation, we are limited in some aspects of funding. Generally, we do not fund:
Support programs and networks that reduce deaths, treat addiction, and prevent first use
Help reduce disparities based on race, location, education and income factors
Invest in integrated heath care with seamless connections to supportive services
Support communities that promote healthy living and resiliency and help mitigate the impact of trauma, isolation and stress on individuals and families, especially those experiencing poverty
Support a well-funded, sustainable, competitive entrepreneur and small business ecosystem throughout the region
Help build a regional economic ecosystem that supports increased creation/retention of jobs and business ownership
Help build a skilled workforce with the knowledge and technical abilities to excel in a wide range of industry employment opportunities that provide a competitive, sustainable wage
Source, analyze and share a comprehensive, county-by-county data set that paints a full picture of work readiness, economic development and entrepreneurial needs and opportunities specific to Western North Carolina
Work in tandem with Economic Opportunity Strategic Priority to invest in career readiness at the community college and university levels
Support K-12 learning experiences with the resources and sustainability to provide an excellent academic and social-emotional education, so that all students graduate ready for college or career
Invest in an improved early childhood education ecosystem with the resources and sustainability to provide developmentally appropriate, affordable and accessible education and care to support ages birth to five, so that all children in WNC enter kindergarten ready to learn
Source, analyze and share a comprehensive set of publicly available data that provides a regularly updated, county-by-county picture of access, workforce and student outcomes in early childhood education and K-12 education specific to Western North Carolina
Loans, guarantees, and other financial tools to leverage funding opportunities
Increase affordable housing for lowest-income individuals and families
Support age-appropriate resources in affordable and workforce units, rental and owned
Invest in housing with sustainable supports for physical and mental health and wellbeing
Support healthy and safe revitalizations that work against displacement and gentrification, preserve home ownership and create generational wealth.