What We Fund

We invest in our two programs, Health Improvement in North Carolina and Local Impact in Forsyth County, and two special initiatives, Healthy Places NC and Great Expectations. Below, you will find our current funding opportunities, based on specific, outcome-focused strategies. The timing of our cycles has changed from fixed to rolling. Check back soon for additional opportunities in our areas of investment.

How to Apply


Explore the funding opportunities below to understand the goals, imagine solutions, and see if your idea or organization is a fit.


If you think you are a fit, review the eligibility requirements for that opportunity and assess whether you meet them.

Consult and Apply

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

Current Opportunities


Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences

This funding opportunity supports evidence-based approaches to prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in Forsyth County.


Building Support for Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care

This funding opportunity is for the Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Design Team members to develop and implement strategies and programs that build awareness of and support for informal childcare, often provided by family members or friends—in Forsyth County.

Past Opportunities

The following recent funding opportunities are not currently accepting applications.

Organizational Capacity
This Healthy Places opportunity aims to provide small general operating support grants to groups with strong networks among racial and ethnic minorities or in low-income neighborhoods. View funding opportunity >>

Closing the Medicaid Coverage Gap
The Trust is interested in efforts to educate the public about the opportunity to close the Medicaid coverage gap. We will support communications campaigns to educate people who would benefit most from expansion, as well as key stakeholders such as providers, first responders, and local business leaders. View funding opportunity >>

Increasing Health Insurance Enrollment
Our goal is to increase enrollment rates in underserved areas or among vulnerable populations to improve access and promote the sustainability of critical health services. The Trust will support outreach and enrollment efforts that target communities with large numbers of eligible but unenrolled residents or counties with low enrollment penetration rates. View funding opportunity >>