Grants

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The Grants Program and its related activities exist squarely in the center of the mission and purpose of the North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati. Throughout its history the North Carolina Society has actively supported educational programs, scholastic projects, and preservation initiatives that are related to and consistent with the mission and purpose of the Society.
The goal of these financial grants is to promote and preserve the ideals and principles of the American Revolution and to broaden and further the understanding of the foundation of our Country. The source of funding for these various activities comes solely from member contributions.

Some examples of recent grants activity have been:

Grants Awarded by the North Carolina Society include:

The American Revolution Lecture Series Sponsored by the North Carolina Society at the North Carolina Museum of History

History Day Prizes of the North Carolina Federation of Historical Societies for Revolutionary War era projects

The Lafayette Trail Project

The American Revolution Institute, Anderson House, Washington, DC

Expansion of the North Carolina Colonial History course materials to include materials on the American Revolution and North Carolina’s role in the War for Independence

Course materials to supplement the required course, “Founding Principles of the American Republic, Civics and Economics” which is taught to all high school students in North Carolina. Our grant’s primary focus is on the Revolutionary War period through the adoption of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

Production of LIVE! streaming events at Moore’s Creek and Guilford Courthouse National Battlefields

Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry in Fayetteville, NC

French Intern Program at George Washington’s Mt. Vernon

Production of the DVD “First in Victory-North Carolina’s Role in the American Revolution,” distributed to middle school teachers and other organizations throughout North Carolina.

Through grants, the North Carolina Society also actively supports the General Society’s Headquarters and Library at Anderson House in Washington, DC.

The George Washington Distinguished Professorship at the University of North Carolina