FAQ

How did Impact Alamance come into being?

Impact Alamance was formed when Alamance Regional Medical Center merged with Cone Health in 2013. The foundation was created with total initial assets of $54 million.

If you’re focused on health, why is education part of your funding priorities?

Researchers across the country have done numerous studies exploring the link between education and health. The research indicates that education is the single most important factor affecting the health of individuals and their community. By strengthening our education system, we can strengthen the health of our community.

What is your relationship to the United Way?

We partner with the United Way of Alamance County and support its mission and work. We believe that a strong United Way is a key indicator of a community’s willingness to invest in, and improve, the quality of life for those most in need. However, we are a separate organization and not affiliated.

Do you accept applications from nonprofits that are not located in Alamance County? 

Applications are only accepted from 501(c)3 nonprofits that are located in Alamance County. However, if you are a nonprofit and most of the clients you serve are from Alamance County, we may consider accepting your proposal.

Can a nonprofit apply for more than one type of funding or assistance?

Yes, nonprofits can apply for any of the opportunities currently available.

Who makes the funding decisions and how are grants reviewed and scored?

Major grant decisions are made by the board, with advisory assistance from staff and, in some cases, a community advisory committee. Grant proposals are reviewed based on their clarity, thoroughness and the projected impact of the project. For more details, see our Eligibility and Grantmaking Information page.

Does Impact Alamance sponsor community events?

Impact Alamance does sponsor community events aligned with its mission, but this type of funding is not a strategic priority.

Can we call the foundation if we need any type of clarification or have questions regarding funding opportunities?

Yes.  Please call us at (336) 221-0011 or email us at ImpactAlamance@conehealth.com with any questions you have.

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