RALEIGH – Leslie Ann Jackson has been named program associate for scholarships and grantmaking at the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF), a statewide organization based in Raleigh. She oversees scholarship programs, working with school administrators, educational institutions and students across the state. She also facilitates the distribution of grants to nonprofits.
Jackson earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wake Forest University and continued her graduate studies in psychology at the College of William and Mary. She recently completed the Nonprofit Management Certificate program at Duke University. She is active in the Junior Woman’s Club of Raleigh and volunteers with agencies that serve youth.
About the NCCF
The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made nearly $63 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $145 million in assets, the NCCF sustains over 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 NCCF page on Facebook.
News media contact:
Noel McLaughlin, APR, NCCF Director, Marketing and Communications