List of funds
The Johnston County Community Foundation was established to serve the needs of local nonprofit organizations, donors and charitable causes. The Johnston County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.
Alpha Beta Chapter Scholarship Fund
This fund supports scholarships for students pursuing degrees in education, encouraging students with strong academic backgrounds to become teachers.
Benson Little Theatre Endowment
This fund provides ongoing support for the Benson Little Theatre.
Bentonville Battleground Fund
This fund provides for the ongoing support of Bentonville Battleground.
Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation Endowment
This fund benefits the Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation of Clayton, NC.
This fund supports general charitable purposes.
Lorraine Cooper Johnston County Community Foundation Endowment
This fund supports the grantmaking, fundraising, and marketing efforts of the Johnston County Community Foundation (an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, Inc.).
Day By Day Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center
This fund supports the Day by Day Center's efforts to help Johnston County citizens with alcohol and drug dependencies.
General James K. Durham Scholarship Endowment Fund
This fund supports the General James K. Durham Award for members of the Smithfield-Selma High School NJROTC who wish to pursue their education beyond high school
Carolyn Grantham Ennis Scholarship Endowment
Established in honor of Dr. Carolyn Grantham Ennis, this fund awards one scholarship annually to a Shaw University Student who demonstrates Value, Valor, Versatility, Vision, and Vivacity. Preference may be given to eligible Johnston County students. Application information is available from Shaw University.
Ava Gardner Museum Endowment
The purpose of this fund is to support the Ava Gardner Museum in Smithfield, NC.
A. G. and Connie Glenn Scholarship Fund
The Endowment shall be devoted to the support of graduating seniors of Smithfield Selma High School who plan to attend a 4-year college.
Frances Finch Hobart Award for Voluntary Community Service Fund
This fund provides a yearly award to a Johnston County volunteer who may then designate a grant from the fund to a charity of his or her choice.
R. P. Holding Gift and Challenge Fund
This fund matches gifts given by donors to help establish other funds with the North Carolina Community Foundation.
Johnston Baptist Association WMU Mitchiner Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for graduating seniors from a Johnston County School who are active members of Johnston County Baptist Association Church.
Johnston Community College Endowment
The Johnston County Community College Endowment shall be for supplies, computer hardware, computer software, staff salaries supplement, books, and other appropriate materials for The Learning Resource Center at Johnston County Community College.
Johnston County Arts Council Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for residents of Johnston County who are interested in furthering their education in the field of the arts at Johnston County Community College.
Johnston County Council on Aging Endowment
This fund supports the Johnston County Council on Aging.
Johnston County Heritage Center Endowment
This fund provides ongoing support for the Johnston County Heritage Center.
Johnston County Industries Endowment
This fund benefits Johnston County Industries and provides for capital improvements or matching grants.
Johnston County Unrestricted Endowment Fund
The Johnston County Unrestricted Endowment Fund enables the Johnston County Community Foundation to respond to changing community needs and to enhance the quality of community life within the county. Donors allow flexibility in how these funds are to be used, leaving the Johnston County Board of Directors to award grants each year to local nonprofit organizations.
Johnston Memorial Hospital Foundation Endowment
This fund supports the Johnston Memorial Hospital.
Kenly Kiwanis Club Endowment
This fund provides scholarships to high school seniors in Johnston County.
Kenly Public Library Endowment
This fund supports the Kenly Public Library.
Joseph H. Lansinger Johnston County Foster Children's Endowment Fund
This fund supports foster children in Johnston County.
Hugh A. and Elizabeth T. McGowan Endowment
This fund supports charitable causes in Johnston County.
M. J. and Mildred Oliver Endowment Fund for Johnston Community College
This fund supports Johnston Community College Foundation to be used for equipment, scholarships, etc. for the Applied/Industrial Technology Programs.
Fred M. Parrish, Jr. Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for graduating seniors of public high schools in Johnston County who are continuing studies at an accredited university, college, community college, or technical school.
Cara Lee Powell Priest Endowment
This fund supports Johnston Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc.
Cara Lee Powell Priest Endowment for Johnston County
This fund supports charitable organizations providing charitable services in Johnston County, North Carolina.
Scott Family Endowment for the Tobacco Farm Life Museum and Theater
This fund supports the Tobacco Farm Life Museum and Theater.
Smithfield Cemeteries Fund
This endowment is devoted to the beautification and maintenance of three cemeteries in Smithfield: Oakland Cemetery, Riverside Cemetery, and the Sunset Memorial Park.
Smithfield High School Class of 1950 Scholarship Award
This fund provides funding for a scholarship to be awarded to any worthy student at Smithfield-Selma High School, not necessarily based on need, ability, or grades, but as an incentive to continue his or her education.
Jefferson L. and Eva W. Sugg Artisan Scholarship Endowment
This Endowment Fund shall provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Wake and Johnston Counties who are continuing their education at a college, university, community or junior college, technical school, or other post-high school training leading to a degree or a certificate with a focus on those who will become a wheelwright, millwright or cabinet maker.
Jim Swertfeger Memorial Golf Award
This award provides funding for golf equipment and accessories for the Smithfield-Selma High School golf team.
Tobacco Farm Life Museum Endowment
This fund provides ongoing support for the Tobacco Farm Life Museum.
Elmer J. Wellons Jr. Family Fund
This donor-advised fund supports general charitable purposes.
Ernestine J. Williams Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established by a bequest from Ernestine Williams, this fund provides scholarships for graduates of Johnston County public high schools.
The Woman's Club of Clayton Hocutt-Horne Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides a scholarship to a deserving high school senior sponsored by a Federated Club of the General Federation of Women's Clubs in North Carolina.