HUG Grantee Public Database

Help Us Tell Your Story

Funding HUGs is only part of how we want to help you. We want to tell your story, too. To do that, we need some information from you. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to update us on what you’ve been up to using the form below.

Here’s how we’re going to use your information:

  • We’re building a database of HUG Grantees to live on We want to share who you are and what you do with the public. Businesses regularly asked us to recommend Charlotte creatives for project work. This database will be something we share with them.
  • We have media partnerships with WBTV, WFAE, The Charlotte Ledger and others. This will help us share your information with them.
  • We regularly post updates and stories about HUGgees on our website – like this one!
  • When working on content for or community and corporate events, we try to pull in HUG grantees whenever possible.
  • In January 2021, we’re launching new, free business classes for HUG Grantees

PLEASE NOTE: We will not share your answers on how you used your $250 with the public. That is important for us internally as we continue to develop the HUG program. To that end …

We Now Have a $1,000 HUG

Thanks to funds given to us by the Knight Foundation, we’re able to offer a new $1,000 HUG to past recipients. This would be for new projects. You may receive this only one time and only those who have completed the form below may apply. Read more about the $1,000 HUG here.

HUG Grantee Database

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