The Board of Directors of the Granville County Community Foundation announces nine grant awards to area non-profits, according to Xavier Wortham, Board President.

            This year’s non-profit recipients include:

  • Area Congregations in Ministry
  • Boys & Girls Club of Granville County
  • Converting Hearts Ministry for Addicted Men
  • Girl Scouts
  • Granville County Historical Society Museum
  • Granville County Schools
  • National Society to Prevent Blindness
  • St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
  • Total Community Fire Department of Berea.

Wortham thanked the community for support of the Granville County Community Foundation.  “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he



said.  “Critical programs that affect many Granville County citizens would not be possible without the generosity of the many individuals and organizations that have supported our unrestricted endowment, which gives grants on an annual basis.”

            The Granville County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. Tax-deductible contributions can be made to the endowment fund, which is administered by the NCCF. Contributions should be made payable to the Granville County Community Fund and mailed to the North Carolina Community

Foundation, Landmark Center, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609. Contributions can also be made online at

For information on the Granville County Community Foundation and its community fund, contact Wortham at 919-693-6936; or Jeanne Lawson, NCCF regional associate, at 919-256-6914; or visit the NCCF website at and click on “Affiliates.”

About the North Carolina Community Foundation:


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


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voice at local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit or the North Carolina Community Foundation page on Facebook.

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Jeanne Lawson

NCCF Northern Piedmont Regional Associate



Noel McLaughlin, APR

Director, Marketing and Communications

North Carolina Community Foundation



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