Self-reliance. Self-confidence. Integrity.

Founded in 1986, the John William Pope Foundation has a proud tradition of principled giving in North Carolina and beyond. A small, dedicated staff works to uphold the values and mission of the organization. 

"Self-reliance, self-confidence, and integrity are the keys to success. Endurance is also critical, and the responsibility for success lies on the shoulders of the individual."
John William Pope
Founder
Giving

By the Numbers

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Grants Funded
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Charities
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People Helped
Achiever Spotlight

Juan Nelson Comes Full Circle To Help Others Find Jobs

It took five businessmen at a church in Charlotte, North Carolina, to set Juan Nelson on the path to new life.

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Fellowship & Careers

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but grants are primarily issued twice a year (fall and spring).  

Grants

Grants

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but grants are primarily issued twice a year (fall and spring).