Presented by the GFWC Edenton Woman’s Club

Edenton, NC

PILGRIMAGE Tour of Historic Private Homes & Sites

April 11 & 12, 2025 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Pilgrimage Grant Application

GFWC Edenton Woman’s Club (GFWC EWC) is a 501 © (3) nonprofit organization supporting the growth and health of the local community and county. The Pilgrimage Tour of Historic Homes and Sites is a biannual fundraising event put on by the GFWC EWC to support Historic Preservation and Education.

Grant Information

Pilgrimage net proceeds are to support preservation and restoration of historic buildings and artifacts and projects that promote history through education and programming in Edenton and Chowan County.

Completed grant applications due two weeks prior to the Pilgrimage event.
Actual awards will be determined by a vote of the membership in the May meeting with each grant request voted on separately.

Awards will be presented to the successful applicants at the GFWC EWC Event in June.

Criteria for Grant Application

  • Historic Buildings and/or Artifacts - Preservation and/or restoration of Historic Buildings in Edenton and Chowan County to the best of their ability.
    • Building must be at least 100 years old.
    • Historic building must be a Public Building.
  • Projects that promote history through education and programming

Responsibilities of Grant Recipients

  • Provide the committee with a timeline of specified project
  • Update GFWC EWC on progress of project
  • Confirmation on the completed project with a visual or written article for GFWC EWC to use in promotions
  • If project not completed one year after distribution of Grant funds, provide GFWC EWC with a status report.

Due Date

Grants must be mailed or delivered to Pilgrimage Chair two weeks prior to the event.

Edenton Woman’s Club
PO Box 12, Edenton, NC 27932
Attn. Pilgrimage Chairman

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