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Apply for funding in North Carolina, U.S.

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North Carolina Community Board in action

Our North Carolina Community Board is committed to donating $1,000,000 to regional grassroots projects and charities until 2026.

Review the criteria and deadlines information

Complete the online application process

Please allow 
12 weeks following the application deadline to receive a response

Together we can build stronger communities

Get funded

If your community initiative meets our funding criteria, it may be eligible for funding. Share it with us.

2023 application deadlines

  • March 24

  • September 15

How we’re making a difference

  • $100K

    USD funding granted in 2022

  • 10

    Local charities

  • 10

    Projects funded

  • $1M

    Committed from 2022 to 2026

Ebony Thomas (Chair)

President, Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Ebony A. Thomas is President of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and is chief strategist for philanthropic support in areas such as economic mobility, employment and housing. She oversees the implementation of charitable programs associated with the financial institution’s environmental, social and governance initiatives. This includes the global Community Volunteers program, open to more than 200,000 employees, as well as the Neighborhood Builders and Neighborhood Champions programs, which provide funding and leadership training to non-profits across the nation. She is also responsible for the bank’s $1.25 billion, five-year Racial Equality and Economic Opportunity initiative to address barriers for people and communities of color. Committed to giving back with a focus on transforming approaches to student achievement, career success and improving generational socio-economic status in underserved communities, Ebony sits on the boards for Central Piedmont Community College, Disability:IN and Leading on Opportunity. She is also a member of the Board of Visitors for the School of Business at Howard University and North Carolina A&T State University, where she is a proud graduate of their BA English and History programs. She lives in Charlotte with her three children, Evan, Croix and Ellis.

Diana Henderson (Vice Chair)

Vice President

Global Head of Marketing, Food, Beverage & Consumer Goods. TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods

Brenda Berg

President & Chief Executive Officer


Toni Bucci

Chief Operating Officer


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Randolph Keaton

Executive Director

Men and Women United for Youth and Families

Jennifer Kirner

Senior Program Manager


Fleenoil Lane

Vice President

Global Support Services, Flexera

Jonathan Miller (Secretary)


Legal Services, TELUS

John Raines


TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods

Dr. Saundra Wall Williams

Chief Executive Officer

WMS Corporation

Erin Wallace

Commercial Director NPSx

Bain & Company

Ashley Williams

Global Sales Head

Program Execution, Agribusiness TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods