The board of directors of the Cherokee County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the scholarships, according to Jan Davidson, board president.

            Scholarships are available for students meeting various eligibility requirements detailed by county on nccommunityfoundation.org, where applications also can be downloaded. Deadlines for submitting applications vary by scholarship and also are posted on the NCCF website.

            The Cherokee County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation

             For further information, contact the Western Regional Associate, Sue LeLievre

at (800) 201-9532 or email  slelievre@nccommunityfoundation.org .

 About the NCCF:

The NCCF is a single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made nearly $63 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $130 million in assets, the NCCF sustains 1,000 endowments established to provide long-term support for a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 66 counties across the state. An important component of the NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org or the North Carolina Community Foundation page on Facebook.

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