Deadlines for Submitting Completed Applications

  • January 1
  • April 1
  • July 1
  • October 1

Tax exempt organizations may submit one request per calendar year using the online application process.

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Geographic Priority

Dover Foundation gives highest priority to eligible organizations in Cleveland County. Organizations that fall outside this geographic scope are considered only under special circumstances.

Dover Foundation does not:

  • Make grants or loans to individuals
  • Make loans to charitable organizations
  • Respond to mass mailings
  • Purchase advertising
  • Donate to political causes, candidates, organizations or campaigns
  • Purchase dinner, gala, or raffle tickets.
  • Award college scholarships that are not part of Dover Foundation’s scholarship program
  • Support churches outside Cleveland County
  • Fund church trips outside Cleveland County
  • Provide funds to organizations that use their tax exempt status to make those funds available to non-eligible organizations
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