Grant Application

Dear Non-Profit Colleague,

We are pleased to introduce a new Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation Grant Application form. We developed this form to make the grant-seeking process simpler and more efficient for nonprofits.

Please email a cover letter that introduces your organization and your proposal, and makes a strategic link between your proposal and the Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation’s mission and grant-making interests to

  • Range of Grants Offered for 2021: $250 - $2500
  • Grant Applications are due: June 30th, 2021
  • Award Notifications will be made no later than: Aug. 20th, 2021
  • Year-End/Final Reports due no later than: August 1st, 2022

*Reminder: The Hickory Nut Gorge Foundation reserves the right to disperse all available funds in any given cycle. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Please complete ALL application fields..

Please give a 2 - 3 sentence summary of request
Select all that apply (hold ctrl and select)
If yes, please enter below who you will be partnering with
Please provide a brief summary of organization history, including the date your organization was established.
Please provide a brief summary of organization mission and goals.
Please provide a brief description of organization’s current programs or activities, including any service statistics and strengths or accomplishments. Please highlight new or different activities, if any, for your organization.
Your organization’s relationship with other organizations working with similar missions. What is your organization’s role relative to these organizations?
Please describe primary and secondary purpose
Please describe your criteria for success. What do you want to happen as a result of your activities? You may find it helpful to describe both immediate and long-term effects.
How will you measure these changes?
What will you do with your evaluation results?