The Art of Giving (TAG)


A collective of women from the Triangle with a mission to fund issues that affect women.


The Art of Giving Fund is a Triangle women’s collective jointly administered by Triangle Community Foundation.

Grants program

For its 2019 grant cycle, The Art of Giving has chosen “Preventing or Providing Services Related to Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls” as its focus area.  The 2019 grant will provide funding of up to $10,000 for unrestricted operational or programmatic support.

The selection criteria for organizations submitting an application are as follows:

  • Be located and provide services in one of the four counties of the Triangle:  Chatham, Durham, Orange, and Wake;
  • Qualify as tax exempt under section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code (fiscal agent) or be classified as a unit of government
  • Not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religious organization that serves exclusively sectarian purposes

Organizations who have received an Art of Giving grant within the past three years are not eligible.

Important Dates

This is a timeline for the 2019 grant process.

Application Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019
Site Visits: Weeks of May 6 and May 13, 2019 (to be arranged for finalists only)
TAG Members Vote on Finalists: June 2019
Grantee(s) announced: June 30, 2019

  For further information, please see the Guidelines and FAQs

Past Art of Giving Grantees:

  • 2019: Compass Center for Women and Families & SpeakOut of North Carolina
  • 2018: The Hope Center at Pullen
  • 2017: Partners for Youth Opportunity & Community Empowerment Fund
  • 2015: Girls on the Run of the Triangle & Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation
  • 2014: Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services & Planned Parenthood of Central NC
  • 2013: Piedmont Health Services & Senior Pharmassist
  • 2012: Dress for Success of the Triangle
  • 2011: El Futuro & Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services
  • 2010: Communities in Schools of Durham & Urban Ministries of Wake County
  • 2009: Genesis Home
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Treat Harvey

Senior Donor Engagement Officer
Phone 919.474.8370 x 4007
Email [email protected]