The Wilkes Community Foundation was established to serve the needs of local nonprofit organizations, donors and charitable causes. The Wilkes Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.
Bill Absher Memorial Endowment
This fund supports the equipment needs of the Wilkes County Public Library.
Della Arnold Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for high school seniors from Wilkes, Iredell, or Yadkin counties.
Joel and Edna Bentley Cemetery Fund
This fund fund supports the preservation and maintenance of the Walnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery through the Walnut Grove Baptist Church.
The Brushy Mountain Ruritan Club Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for graduates of Wilkes Central High School, students who live in the region but graduated from a school outside the county, or a Brushy Mountain Ruritan Club members or their children.
James E. and Violet A. Carson Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for students who are accepted by a post-secondary institution. First preference is given to members or children of members of Cub Creek Baptist Church, Moravian Falls, N.C.; second, to applicants in the Moravian Falls community; and third, to applicants in Wilkes County at large.
Faith Can Move Mountains: The Faith Amber Brown Memorial Foundation
This fund supports general charitable, educational, religious, and scientific purposes.
Greater Wilkes Community Fund
This fund enables the Wilkes Community Foundation to respond to changing community needs and to enhance the quality of community life within the county through annual grants to local nonprofits.
Kyle Hayes Memorial Endowment Fund
This fund supports charitable activities in Wilkes County.
Julia Wooten Lovette Memorial Scholarship for the Study of the Sciences
This fund provides scholarships for graduates of West Wilkes High School pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the physical, natural or biological sciences, mathematics, engineering, accounting, or computer sciences from an accredited college or university.
Don and Carol Pardue Scholarship
This fund provides scholarships for graduating high school students from any Wilkes County public high school wishing to attend one of the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina system, or Wilkes Community College.
Larry and Diane Stone Scholarship Endowment
This fund provides scholarships for graduating high school students from any Wilkes County, NC public high school wishing to attend one of the University of North Carolina institutions.
United Way of Wilkes County Endowment
This fund supports the United Way of Wilkes County.
Wilkes County Educational Foundation Endowment
This fund supports education in Wilkes County schools.