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Cannon Foundation Grant
(Healthcare; Higher Education; Human Services; Community)

Cannon Charitable Interests

Funding Amount

Varies (Projects with a request greater than $100,000 should wait to apply until organization has identified at least 60% of the total funding needed, and when the project can be completed within 12-18 months)

Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

Rolling Applications


Healthcare: Non-profit hospitals serving rural areas, hospices, federally qualified health centers and free clinics can be considered. Organizations serving special needs populations as well as mental health and substance use disorders in North Carolina can also be considered. Projects can range from medical equipment to construction or renovation of buildings or building infrastructure

Higher Education: The Foundation supports private colleges, community colleges serving Tier 1 or 2 counties and small public colleges across North Carolina. Projects that construct or renovate buildings or building infrastructure are considered as well as training equipment. Rural public libraries with capital needs may also apply

Human Services: Organizations that meet basic needs or help individuals escape the cycle of violence or poverty may apply for their capital or equipment needs, especially if they help in underserved parts of North Carolina. Projects can range from new roofs or HVAC systems to construction or renovation of buildings.

Community: A smaller number of grants are made for capital or equipment projects for organizations serving veterans, promoting the arts and providing historic or environmental preservation services in North Carolina

Who Can Apply

Qualifying organizations must be well established with at least five years of successful operations before a grant can be considered

Once the completed Inquiry Form is received, staff will be in touch within 30 days. The system is not compatible with Internet Explorer. Please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari as your browser. Notification of grant decisions will be sent to the applicant and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director or President approximately 12 to 14 weeks after each deadline date

Additional Eligibility Requirements

Applications for new/returning users and required documents:


North Carolina

Additional Information

For additional information, contact the organization at or (704) 786-8216

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