Step-by-Step Instructions to Create an Account

Thank you for your interest in a DEF funding application! We hope these instructions will assist you in creating a profile to utilize our online portal.

You should only need to go through their process once. After that, you will have access to all of our applications from the log-in you create.

To Begin:

Click Here to go to the DEF online portal

Click “Create New Account”

Organization Name or DCS Email User Name - Please enter your DCS’ Email User Name here

EIN- Enter N/A here.

Website - You can leave this blank.

Mailing Address Line 1 - Enter N/A here.

Mailing Address Line 2 - You can leave this blank.

City - Enter N/A here.

State - Enter N/A here.

Postal Code - Enter N/A here.


Click “Next”.


Prefix - Enter your information.

First Name Enter your information.

Middle Name - Can leave blank or enter your information.

Last Name - Enter your information.

Suffix - You can leave this blank or enter your information.

Title - Enter your information (i.e: Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Speech Pathologist, etc.)

Email/Username - Enter the email address that you wish to receive emails about your application.

Email/Username Confirmation - Confirm the above.

Telephone Number - Enter your work phone number

Mobile Number - Enter your cell phone number.

Mailing Address Line 1 - Enter your information

Mailing Address Line 2- Enter your information, if needed. Otherwise, leave blank.

City - Enter your information

State - Enter your information

Postal Code - Enter your information

Country - Leave Blank


Click “Next”

Are you the Organization’s Executive Officer? - Click No.

Prefix - Enter N/A here.

First Name - Enter N/A here.

Middle Name - Leave this blank.

Last Name - Enter N/A here.

Suffix - Leave this blank.

Business Title - Enter N/A here.

Email - Enter the email address again that you previously entered that you wish to receive emails about your application.

Telephone Number - Leave blank.

Mobile Number - Leave blank.

Address Line 1 - Enter N/A here.

Address Line 2 - Leave blank.

City - Enter N/A here.

State - Enter NC here.

Postal Code - Enter N/A here.

Country - Leave blank.

Click “Next”.

It will have you create a password of your choice.

Then, you will be taken to the new page and you can scroll through all the available grant cycle, reimbursement and professional learning scholarship opportunities we have available.

Any questions? Need support?
Please do not hesitate to contact the DEF office anytime @ 252-255-5545 or by email at dareeducationfoundationed@gmail.com