The back story

Mary Ferebee Howard wrote a book, “No Drums, No Trumpets” about her adventures in the Red Cross during WWII. As the afterword notes, women from Tarboro during the first half of the 20th century “do not have adventures; they stay home.”

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Our affiliates

Click on the map to find one of our 60 affiliate foundations, which serve 67 counties throughout the state.

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Quotes we love – overheard

Our actual mission is to improve the economy … We want to do something to promote our community.”

Bill Blackley, Mountain-to-Sea Trails association chair, in article about trail expansion published in the News & Observer 3/31/14. NCCF is the proud endowment partner of the Trail’s Friends group.

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