Funding Opportunities

Round 3: Census 2020 GET-OUT-THE-COUNT Request for Proposals

NC Counts and Blueprint NC invite organizations committed to ensuring a fair and accurate Census to apply for grants in the range of $7,000-$20,000 for individual organizations. Collaborative proposals for larger amounts will be considered. Funds will support plans in NC communities at risk of being undercounted, also known as hard-to-count (HTC) communities. In July-August 2020, up to $200,000 will be disbursed.

Click HERE to read more

Click HERE to submit your propsal

(Cut-off time each Friday to have your proposal reviewed the follwing week is 6 pm)

Resources to help you with your proposal and mapping hard-to-count Census tracts

NC Census Response Rate Tracker

- How to download data from Tableau map
- How to find Census tract boundry maps
- Tableau self-response data

Virtual Information Meeting on GOTC RFP

Carolina Demography and NC Counts Coalition hosted an informational online meeting regarding the application process for the Get Out The Count (GOTC) RFP on July 7, 2019. This meeting covered ways to identify hard-to-count Census tracts and tips on pulling a grant proposal together in response to the GOTC RFP. 
The meeting will be recorded and uploaded to NC Counts Coalition’s YouTube Page:

PowerPoint Presentation