The J. Richard and Sybel F. Hayworth Foundation


The J. Richard and Sybel F. Hayworth Foundation

About the Foundation

The J. Richard and Sybel F. Hayworth Foundation is a charitable private foundation established in December 1991. The mission of The Hayworth Foundation is to make charitable contributions to publicly-supported, charitable organizations qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Grantmaking Guidelines

Funding Priorities or Interests

The Hayworth Foundation supports general charitable activities with a particular focus on the following:

  • Care for the mentally ill, with a focus on those suffering from drug and/or alcohol dependency;
  • Care for the terminally ill, such as services provided by Hospice;
  • Support of scholarships at private colleges, particularly in the High Point area;
  • Assisting the indigent and infirm, and
  • Assisting underprivileged persons (both young and old) become productive members of society.

In addition, the Foundation occasionally makes grants in other areas of Trustee interest.

Geographic Focus

The Hayworth Foundation focuses its giving in the state of North Carolina, with particular emphasis on the High Point, North Carolina area.

Types of Support

The Foundation prefers to fund, in order of importance to the Foundation:

  • General/Operating Support
  • Program Support
  • Capital needs (considered on a case-by-case basis)


The Hayworth Foundation only awards grants to organizations in North Carolina and only to qualified non-profit organizations with current 501(c)(3) status.

Eligibility Requirements

The Foundation will consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c)(3). If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information. Grants are not made to support individuals.

Grant Cycle and Deadline Information

Applications must be received by October 15th. Organizations selected to receive funding will typically be notified in late November/early December.

Recipients of grants are expected to submit a final report on the expenditure of the funds and an evaluation of the project. These final reports are also due on October 15th.

Grant Range

The average grant size is between $5,000 – $25,000.