Funding Opportunity

North Carolina Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission: Livin’ the Dream Grant (North Carolina ONLY)

By December 27, 2022No Comments

Type: State Funding

Due Date: January 19, 2023


Match Required: No Cost Share

Overview: The purpose of this program is to increase the capacity and impact of Black- or Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color (BIPOC)-led, grassroots organizations based in North Carolina that advance the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The funding agency works to promote an awareness and appreciation of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Examples of eligible costs include:

  • Grant writing costs
  • Computers
  • Other equipment
  • Leadership training
  • Web development
  • Graphic design
  • Organizational development
  • Staff development
  • Speakers and facilitators
  • Filing the organization as an entity with the North Carolina Secretary of State (NCSOS) and establishing a 501(c)(3) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Needs assessments and feasibility studies