What We Fund

We invest to improve health and quality of life for communities in Forsyth County and across North Carolina. We focus on outcomes, rather than issues, because we believe this is the most effective way to achieve long-term, sustainable change. We always start by listening to the communities we serve.

Below, you will find our current funding opportunities based on specific, outcome-focused strategies. The timing of our cycle is rolling. Check back soon for additional opportunities in our areas of investment.

How to Apply

Review

Explore the funding opportunities below to understand the goals, imagine solutions, and see if your idea or organization is a fit. You can search by category, geographic area, or look at past opportunities.

Assess

If you think you’re a fit, review the eligibility requirements for that opportunity.

Consult and Apply

If you believe you are eligible, contact our program coordinator to arrange a phone consultation to determine if your idea is a fit.

Current Funding Opportunities

Explore our current funding opportunities below. You can search by region or body of work. You can also look at opportunities we’ve funded in the past. 

If there are no results, that means our next funding opportunities have not been announced yet. Please check back soon!

Maintaining the Health Care Safety Net

As the health system shifts to new payment models, we know that financially vulnerable residents including the uninsured and underinsured will suffer disproportionately from a lack of access to care. Given this transition and the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important to ensure the continued viability of the health care safety net system in the state. This is a statewide funding opportunity to support communications, community education, advocacy efforts, and research and evaluation that help maintain the viability of the health care safety net system.

Call By Deadline: January 26, 2021
Application Deadline: February 16, 2021 | Closed

Obesity Reduction in Halifax and Beaufort Counties

Like many parts of the state, rural Healthy Places NC communities are working to address high obesity rates and lack of access to active living resources. To assist stakeholders in Halifax and Beaufort counties, the Trust will support efforts that could include increasing recreational opportunities in underserved areas, conducting an equitable recreation master planning process, or promoting countywide recreation coordination.

Application Deadline: Closed

Obesity Reduction in Robeson, Bladen, and Columbus Counties

Like many parts of the state, rural Healthy Places North Carolina communities are working to address high obesity rates and food insecurity. To help stakeholders in Robeson, Bladen, Columbus, and surrounding counties build a more equitable health system, the Trust will support efforts aimed at collecting and analyzing data and creating locally relevant plans to coordinate effective interventions.

Call By Deadline: January 26, 2021
Application Deadline: February 16, 2021 | Closed

Promoting Equitable Health Outcomes by Addressing Social Drivers of Poor Health

We know that achieving greater equity in health outcomes will require genuine partnership between community organizations, especially those embedded in underserved areas or led by financially disadvantaged residents, and health systems and hospitals. The Trust is interested in hearing from organizations and collaboratives, particularly in rural areas, working to build these community partnerships to address a specific social driver of poor health.

Call By Deadline: October 5, 2021
Application Deadline: October 26, 2021 | Closed