The Board of Directors of the Morrisville Community Fund announces its grants season for its first year of giving grants to community non-profits, and will hold a free workshop for non-profits seeking grant funding, according to Jan Faulkner, Board Chair.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Morrisville.  Applications will be available February 16 at (under “Affiliates/Wake/Morrisville”).   The deadline for submitting applications is April 16.

To answer questions about the online application process and discuss other sources of funding, Jeanne Lawson of the North Carolina Community Foundation will hold a free, one-hour workshop at the Town Hall on Thursday, March 1, at 9:00. Seating is very limited; call 919-256-6914 to reserve a space.

The Morrisville Community Fund is a fund of the North Carolina Community  Foundation.  The community fund was established last year to help support local charitable needs through annual grants.  In addition to Faulkner, Morrisville Community Fund board members are: Liz Johnson, Rick Holcombe, Madhu Sharma, Michelle Nicklis, Carlotta Ungaro, Tom Lowell, Mike Windley, Atef Zaghoul, Olivia Jacob, and Lillian Whitson.


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For further information, contact any board member, NCCF Northern Piedmont Regional Associate Jeanne Lawson at 919-256-6914, or visit the NCCF website at

About the North Carolina Community Foundation:


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 1,000 plus funds and endowments established to provide long-term support of 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 67 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 and Facebook.

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North Carolina Community Foundation


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