Our Work

Since 1986, the John William Pope Foundation has made $229.5 million in grants to more than 400 nonprofits.

Because of these vital nonprofit grant recipients, people are accessing more opportunities, leading to a stronger, more resilient North Carolina.

Our Recent Giving

Learn more about the grants we made in our 2021-2022 fiscal year.

North Carolina Grant Recipients

While we have four broad giving areas, we focus first on North Carolina.


These are just some of the stories of our grant recipients that inspire us through their work.


News about the Pope Foundation, awards, our grant recipients, and funding opportunities.