The western regional office of the N.C. Community Foundation announces that the following counties are now accepting grant requests for projects funded from its community funds, according to Sue LeLievre, Western Regional Associate.

            Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Cherokee, Clay, Eastern Band of Cherokees, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Madison, and Swain Counties.

            Applications are available online only beginning March 1, 2012. Visit for information about applying online.  The deadline for submitting applications varies per affiliate.  Please visit our website for further details.

  If you are interested in hearing more about the Foundation and the possibility of becoming a board member, please contact Sue LeLievre at:  800-201-9532 or by email at:


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About 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 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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