The Cannon Foundation

Charles A. Cannon firmly believed in free enterprise and the importance of giving back to others.  Mr. Cannon knew that a life well lived was a life in which personal success benefited employees and co-workers, peers, the local community and the nation at large. The Cannon Foundation and Charles A. Cannon Charitable Trusts continue his legacy of giving across the state of North Carolina.

  1. For new organizations, please watch the Cannon Foundation’s new user tutorial video and complete the new user login. The system is not compatible with Internet Explorer. Please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari as your browser. Please note that if your organization does not fit giving guidelines, your user account may be declined.  Note: If the account owner for your organization changes:
    Option 1: Please create a NEW portal user account in the Cannon Foundation’s system and email to alert its staff to change your grant ownership.
    Option 2: If you need to reuse the email address associated with the previous account owner, please contact the Cannon Foundation FIRST. The foundation must make the updates for you. Contact the Cannon Foundation at

  2. Please call the foundation’s office to discuss your project with a Program Officer.
  3. Submit the online grant application and all required documents as soon as they are completed.

**Notification of grant decisions will be sent to the applicant and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director or President approximately 12 to 14 weeks after each deadline date.

Current opportunities from this funder:

No current opportunities found.

Funder address

Cannon Charitable Interests Post Office Box 548 Concord, NC 28026
Funder type


Areas of focus

Underrepresented Community(ies)