Open Grants Program

Golden Leaf Foundation

Program Type:


Eligible Geography:

North Carolina


The Golden LEAF Foundation is committed to using the funds entrusted to it for projects that show the most potential for strengthening North Carolina’s long-term economy, especially in tobacco-dependent, economically distressed, and/or rural communities.

Grants in this program are not expected to exceed $200,000.

Eligible Recipients:

Local Government; Non-Profit Organization

Eligible Recipients Detail:

Only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and governmental entities can apply.

Eligible Purpose:

Broadband Enabled Devices; Last Mile Infrastructure; Building Infrastructure; Digital Skills Training; General Infrastructure; Anchor Institution Infrastructure

Eligible Purpose Detail:

This program is for Economic Development projects in the priority areas of Job Creation and Economic Investment; Workforce Preparedness; Agriculture; and Community Competitiveness, Capacity, and Vitality.