The Grant Cycle Deadline is September 1, 2021.

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FSC can only award grants to organizations that are registered as a non–profit organization within their respective state (Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina). Organizations must also have 501(c)(3) tax status, or a Fiscal Agent; a limited number of 501(c)(4) organizations with a Fiscal Agent may be accepted.

 Some things to consider before applying

If you fit these basic guidelines, your organization may be a good fit for the Fund for Southern Communities.

For specific guidelines and details on how to apply  Download our Application Here!

The Fund for Southern Communities : 

Funding Guidelines

The Fund for Southern Communities (FSC or the Fund) is a publicly supported foundation established in 1981 to provide grants to progressive grassroots social change organizations that :

Application Instructions

Deadline dates are announced annually. Proposals and all attachments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., on the deadline date to be considered for funding. Proposals should be mailed to:

The Fund for Southern Communities

 4153 - C Flat Shoals Parkway

 Suite 314

 Decatur, GA 30034.

*Please note: Any proposals that are incomplete and/or submitted after the deadline will not be considered for funding.

If you have any questions regarding eligibility, preparation of the application, or the funding process, please call 404-371-8404 or write the Fund at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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