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Dogwood Health Trust Impact Grants

Dogwood Health Trust
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Impact Grants provide funding for projects in western North Carolina that address at least one of the strategic priority areas of housing, education, economic opportunity, and health and wellness and that demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Dogwood Health Trust is also interested in broadband access to support education and healthcare, rural disparities, and racial equity.

Project examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Addressing disparities between different groups
  • Increasing or improving access to resources and services
  • Supporting basic needs, particularly as they relate to increased demand due to COVID-19
  • Amplifying the voice and influence of marginalized groups
  • Providing education and skills (at any age) needed for a lifetime of success and fulfillment
  • Building resilience in children and/or adults
  • Addressing substance use disorder
  • Improving how systems work for broader positive impact

Eligible participants are nonprofit organizations and government agencies in the Dogwood Health Trust service area.

According to the service area map, Dogwood Health Trust works in 18 counties in Western North Carolina, including Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey.

Geographic coverage
18 counties in western North Carolina
Amount of funding

Dogwood Health Trust will consider requests of any amount.

Application process

Follow the pre-application steps on the program website.

  1. Download the pre-application form and use it as a guide to submit an online pre-application.
  2. Watch for a notification that the request was received with the name of the team member assigned to the application.
  3. The Impact Team member will follow up within 10 days and discuss next steps.

Online submission technical assistance page

Tagged as
Access · Broadband · Community and economic development · Educational attainment · Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Infectious diseases · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · North Carolina

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.