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The Cabinet Matching Grant Program is designed to help groups and organizations foster peace and prosperity with Charlotte’s sister cities or enhance the community’s cultural awareness of other established international relationships that have memorandums of understanding. The program provides matching grants up to $5,000 for up to 4 organizations or groups per year.
Before applying please review the full program description:
Charlotte International Cabinet Matching Grant Program
All documents needed to complete the application and additional grant program information can be found on our website www.charlotteinternational.org
We recommend answering the questions in word then using copy/paste to enter your responses in this document.
Do you need a paper form? Do you have questions? Do you want to add multimedia or other supplemental additions to your application? If so please contact Emily Yaffe by emailing email@example.com or call 704-336-2512.
1.2 Please provide information for the main contact for the duration of the grant project.
Main contact for grant application
1.4 Project Categories
One grant will be awarded in each category. All projects should be dedicated to fostering cultural exchange and education on Sister City relationships or enhancing cultural awareness through other established international relationships with memorandums of understanding. You are permitted to submit your project under multiple categories.
Project Category (select all that apply)
2.1 Describe the project and how it will build connections with our Sister Cities or Cities with Memorandums of Understanding (MOU)
Building Relationships: How will this project foster the objective of encouraging peace and prosperity between Charlotte and a sister city or Cities with Memorandums of Understanding?
2.2 Implementation of Project
What activities will you do? Who will benefit? What is your timeline?
Project Start Date
Project Completion Date
Link to Project Implementation Plan Template, you may also use your own format.
Upload Implementation Plan
Match Requirements – How can organizations meet their match?
Organizations are required to match awarded grant funds 1:1, meaning for every dollar granted a matching amount must be provided through one or more of the methods below. Public and not-for-profit schools are exempt from this match requirement in the schools category.
3.1 Link to project budget template
Upload Project Budget
By signing below, the Applicant acknowledges that he/she has received and read the program guidelines for the Charlotte International Cabinet Matching Grant Program. Also, if Applicant is not an individual, the Applicant has caused this application to be signed by its duly authorized representative. The Applicant assures that the above information is true and correct and agrees to comply with all City of Charlotte guidelines applicable to this program. The applicant also agrees that in the event of his/her/their breach of any condition or provision, or if any of the above information is found to be false, or whenever deemed to be in the interest of the City of Charlotte in its sole discretion, the City has the right to terminate the program agreement. The Applicant authorizes the City of Charlotte to request criminal record information about each individual or, if Applicant is an Organization, each principal of the Organization for the purpose of determining eligibility for this grant. All costs incurred by the City pursuant to these records searches will be paid by the Applicant. Applicant further understands that he/she could be called to submit, among other things, detailed cost documentation, including canceled checks and billing invoices once the project is completed. The Applicant authorizes the City to use his/her/its name, likeness, photos and/or information about the project participating in the Program for promotional purposes.