The Cannon Foundation, Inc. began in 1943, much as a corporate foundation, with giving focused on communities where Cannon Mills plants were located.
The primary focus areas of the foundation are:
* Higher Education
* Human Services.
The primary focus areas receive about 90% of the foundation's funding. Other more limited areas of interest for the foundation include the following:
* Historic Preservation
Grants are typically made for capital improvements, project support, or special programs. The foundation does not typically support organizational support projects.
Application deadlines are January 5, April 5, July 5, and October 5.
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