The board of advisors of the Franklin County Community Foundation announces 2014 awards from its community grantmaking fund, according to Holt Kornegay, board grants committee chair. This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

  • Make a Wish Foundation for wish-granting in Franklin County,
  • Prevent Blindness for their Star Pupils program,
  • Care & Share Center, Inc for general operating support of their local food pantry.

Kornegay thanked the community for support of the Franklin Community Foundation.  “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Franklin County’s community fund.”

The Franklin County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. Tax-deductible contributions can be made to the Franklin County Community Fund, which is administered by the NCCF. Contributions should be made payable to the Franklin County Community Fund and mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609. Contributions can also be made online here.

For information on the Franklin County Community Foundation and its community fund, contact Katie Crumpler, regional associate, at kcrumpler@nccommunityfoundation.org or 919-256-6914.

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