The Board of Directors of the Franklin County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for community projects funded from its community fund, according to Bob Powell, Grants Committee Chairman.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve Franklin County.  Priority will be given to programs that target the needs brought on by the ongoing economic downturn. Grant money is available for non-profit, tax-exempt organizations addressing these needs in Franklin County. 

Applications are available at (under “Affiliates” then “Franklin County.”  The deadline for submitting applications is May 4. Total grant making will not exceed $1,000.

In addition to Powell, Franklin County Community Foundation board members are: Al Wheless, Chair; Darnell Batton; Bryan Cash; Dr. Diane Fleming; Holt Kornegay; Darrell Smith; Jeff Thompson; Ruth Wheless; Will Hinton; and Robert Poole.       

For further information, contact any board member; NCCF Northern Piedmont Regional Associate Jeanne Lawson at 919-256-6914.

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