The Art of Giving (TAG)



Application Deadline

April 12, 2023


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 grant cycles, The Art of Giving will choose a focus area and provide a grant for funding of up to $7,500 for unrestricted operational or programmatic support. The 2023 focus area is addressing food insecurity for women and girls.

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

  • Efforts must be in alignment with the focus area
  • Location and services provided are in at least one of the four counties of the Triangle: Chatham, Durham, Orange, or 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

NOTE: Prioritization will be given to nonprofits with annual budgets of $1 million or less. 

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

Past Art of Giving Grantees:

  • 2022: HopeLine, Inc.
  • 2021: (COVID-19 Response Relief): Housing Stability
  • 2020 (COVID-19 Response Relief): Fighting Hunger
  • 2020: Communities in Partnership, Families Moving Forward and Interfaith Food Shuttle
  • 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
Please reach out to us if you have questions PRIOR to the deadline!