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Frequently Asked Grant Questions

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What type of grant applications will be considered when applying for a grant through the Randolph Health Community Foundation?

The Randolph Health Community Foundation makes grants which will engage volunteers and organizations to motivate our community to make healthy lifestyle choices. Our priorities are programs which support at least one of the following focus areas:

  • Randolph Health: Projects that support the mission of Randolph Health and its efforts to provide quality healthcare.
  • Nutrition: Projects that benefit nutrition in the areas of education, training and research.
  • Physical fitness: Promotion of healthy living through programs that initiate, expand and improve physical fitness.
  • Substance abuse: Education and prevention programs that ease the transition of becoming free from the health problems associated with abuse of alcohol, tobacco or illicit drugs.

What is the timeline for grant applications to be completed?

The Randolph Health Community Foundation will open the 2018 grant process in May 2017. Please stay tuned to this website for more information regarding letters of intent, applications, instructions and deadlines.

When will organizations find out they were awarded grant funding?

Organizations who receive funding from the Randolph Health Community Foundation will be notified in early January.

How can I obtain additional information about applying for a grant through the Randolph Health Community Foundation?

To learn more about the Randolph Health Community Foundation or to submit a grant application, please call Linda Schumacher, Grants Coordinator, at 336.633.7755 or email her at linda.schumacher@randolphhealth.org. Information regarding the 2018 grant process will be posted online in May 2017.

Grant applications may also be obtained by writing to:

Randolph Health Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1048
Asheboro, NC 27204

Do you fund projects outside of Randolph County?

No, the foundation funds projects that improve the health and wellness of the people in Randolph County.

What is the average gift of each grant?

Amounts awarded vary and depend on the scope of the project and type of grant.

Can the foundation assist with writing the grant application?

Foundation staff are available to answer your questions regarding the application but will not write the actual grant application. For assistance or questions, please contact Linda Schumacher, Grants Coordinator, at 336.633.7755 or email her at linda.schumacher@randolphhealth.org.

How will I know if the foundation received my grant application?

Foundation staff will contact you either via email within one week or written letter, confirming receipt of your application.

If our application is declined, is our organization eligible to apply again?

Yes, you may apply in subsequent calendar years.

Should we wait to hear from the foundation before applying to others?

No. Please submit applications to multiple sources of funding, as doing so may improve your chances of success.

I have specific questions that are not answered on the website. Whom can I contact?

For additional questions regarding grants, please contact Linda Schumacher, Grants Coordinator, at 336.633.7755 or email her at linda.schumacher@randolphhealth.org.