We appreciate your interest in applying for a grant from the John William Pope Foundation.

With the goal to improve the well being of North Carolinians, the John William Pope Foundation makes grants to support public policy groups, educational institutions, humanitarian efforts, and the arts.  The Foundation’s mission is to ensure future generations have the same opportunities as John William Pope: the freedom to live, work, pursue individual interests, sustain family, and prosper.

From its first grant in 1986 to the present, the Foundation’s giving has totaled over $140 million, primarily to charities and organizations in North Carolina.

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Application Guidelines

Online Application