PURPOSE: The C.H.O.O.S.E. Cabarrus Fund is a mechanism to position resources in Cabarrus County for the purpose of increasing capacity of innovative emergency and transitional housing solutions.
OBJECTIVE: CCM seeks to establish and steward community resources directed at housing solutions for vulnerable populations consistent with the values and principles of affirmation, accountability, and personal responsibility.
ADMINISTRATION: Funds will be administered by the Board of Directors of the Cabarrus Cooperative Christian Ministry Foundation (CCCMF).
ALLOCATION: C.H.O.O.S.E. Cabarrus Funds will be directed toward projects that provide housing solutions to individuals and families who are homeless or in housing crisis within a program structure that provides access to services that allow a household to establish sustainability and regain housing stability.
Qualifying use of these funds may include:
- Purchase and preparation of property
- Renovation of physical structures
- Construction of new space or facilities
- Initial year operating expenses for new initiatives
APPLICATION: may be made by written project request submitted by the CCM Board of Directors, following the approval of the project by such body. The written request shall include; project description and purpose, project costs, business plan, year-one operating budget and other requested support information. The CCM Foundation Board may also require an oral presentation of the proposal.
GRANT ADMINISTRATION & REPORTING: C.H.O.O.S.E. Cabarrus Fund (CCF) supported projects will be required to provide quarterly project updates. The Executive Director will be expected to ensure a monthly report of activities and program outcomes for the first year of the new operating capacity.
If considering a donation to the C.H.O.O.S.E Cabarrus Fund (CCF), please contact Jeremy Burleson.
Jeremy Burleson, Director of Community Engagement