Funding Guidelines

Newton-Conover Education Foundation (NeCoEdFo) Considers:

  • Supporting Education: NeCoEdFo is focused on supporting students and staff of Newton-Conover City Schools


  • Program/Projects Duration: Projects/programs should be one school year/annual year or less in duration with

    the possibility of renewal.

  • Funding Amount: NeCoEdFo will consider funding grants for up to $3000.00, when not otherwise determined

    by specific program/project guidelines.

Funding Priorities

  • Child Nutrition needs for students: NeCoEdFo only considers child nutrition needs to support the efforts of the parent, school, and district in addressing student nutrition in alignment with the National School Lunch program.

  • Medical needs and supplies for students: requests to meet the school nurse needs for the school year, as well as meet the projected needs for students for the purpose of medical, dental, and/or optical needs.

  • Support our most at-risk students: such as the impoverished and homeless to improve attention to education and learning and educational experiences

  • Technology support: requests can be made to meet student, school and staff needs in technology, to repair,

    replace and/or upgrade technology compatible for use at NCCS.

  • Scholarships for students: Scholarships are identified for NCCS or for Specific schools within NCCS.

    • Justin Holloway: Priority to NCHS, NC State enrolling freshman with a music major.

      Secondary to any NCCS High school, NC State enrolling freshmen with a music major.

      Any NC public university with amusic major may be considered. Any NC State enrolling freshman regardless of major may be considered.

    • NCPride: NCHS students with priority to students with 4 years of receipt of NCPride cards, with exemplary leadership and community involvement.

  • Teacher grants and recognitions: requests to award and recognize teachers within NCCS.

  • Professional Development for Teachers: For the purpose of National Board Certification, Train the trainer, District initiatives, or training aligned and supported by the Principal and District.

    • The Ken and Betty Isaac Foundation provides opportunities for Teacher professional development for

      three Catawba County Districts. Money is received annually and available by staff application.

      Professional Development Scholarship Application


Newton-Conover Education Foundation does not fund:

  • Projects/programs outside of Newton-Conover City Schools

  • Projects/programs that do not directly benefit staff and/or students of NCCS

  • Promotions of legislative change (lobbying)

  • Candidates for public office

  • Food that could be reasonably donated by an outside sponsor.