Funding Opportunity

Livin’ the Dream Grant
Due Date: January 19, 2023

North Carolina Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

Overview: The purpose of this program is to increase the capacity and impact of Black- or Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color (BIPOC)-led, grassroots organizations based in North Carolina that advance the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The funding agency works to promote an awareness and appreciation of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Examples of eligible costs include:

  • Grant writing costs
  • Computers
  • Other equipment
  • Leadership training
  • Web development
  • Graphic design
  • Organizational development
  • Staff development
  • Speakers and facilitators
  • Filing the organization as an entity with the North Carolina Secretary of State (NCSOS) and establishing a 501(c)(3) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Needs assessments and feasibility studies


Type: State Funding

Location: North Carolina (Only)

Application: Livin’ the Dream Grant Application

Match Required: No Cost Share

Due Date: January 19, 2023

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