Evergreen Foundation funding available

Jan 13, 2014


The Evergreen Foundation is accepting proposals for the fourth quarter grant cycle. Grant proposals will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 and are available on the foundation web site at www.evergreenfoundationnc.org.

The mission of the Evergreen Foundation is to improve access to and public awareness of quality prevention, treatment, and support services by the provider community to individuals and families with intellectual/developmental disabilities or behavioral health and/or substance abuse needs in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

The Evergreen Foundation’s focus is on improving the lives of individuals who have mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, or substance abuse issues in Western North Carolina. Grant priorities include proposals focusing on infrastructure of the private provider network; start up and service provision; scholarships to enhance the quality if of the provider network; public awareness/education; and advocacy on behalf of consumers and the provider network.

The Foundation accepts applications four times a year on the fiscal year calendar: June, September, December and March. Fourth quarter grant awards will be released following the March 14 meeting of the board of directors. For questions regarding funding priorities or the application/allocation process applicants may contact the Evergreen Foundation at grants@evergreenfoundationnc.org.