Each year, Orange County Government, the Town of Carrboro and the Town of Chapel Hill invite program funding requests from non-profit providers (outside agencies) that support the delivery of vital community services. The three jurisdictions administer a common application with separate evaluation processes.
For Fiscal Year 2017 to 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018), the Orange County Board of County Commissioners awarded funding to 58 agencies totaling $1,354,401 (PDF), an increase of $213,638 from the prior year. Funding included $54,486 for new or previously unfunded agencies. Each quarter, agencies must report on their performance objectives, outlined in their Scope of Services agreement, in order to receive their funding disbursements.
The following individuals serve as the first point of contact for each jurisdictions evaluation and grant administration process: