The Cannon Foundation was established in 1943 by the late Charles A. Cannon, President and Chairman of Cannon Mills Company for more than 50 years. Mr. Cannon demonstrated his unwavering commitment to the people of Cabarrus County and the State of North Carolina through his philanthropy.

Next Deadline

The next deadline to receive applications is July 5, 2014. All documents and online applications are due before 5:00 pm.

Subsequent deadlines will be October 5, 2014, January 5, and April 5, 2015.


The Cannon Foundation is an independent foundation.  It is not affiliated with any company or organization.