We are the Sunshine Center of the North Carolina Open Government Coalition. If you are a records or meetings holder or someone seeking access to records or meetings, we hope this site will be a useful resource. Check out our educational resources about open government.
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation began a new Small Grants Process in 2009. This process applies to grant applicants requesting up to $35,000 per year for up to 2 years. The purpose of this process is to ensure that nonprofits receiving relatively smaller grants do not expend disproportionate effort and resources applying for a grant relative to the funding that they receive.
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation values the immense contributions made by small and grassroots organizations in North Carolina, often on very limited budgets. It is our hope that this process enables organizations to improve the lives of North Carolinians and to interact with the Foundation as partners in a more productive way.