The board of advisors of the Wilkes Community Foundation (WCF) is currently accepting grant requests for community projects funded from its community fund, according to Dennis Huggins, board president.
Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Wilkes County.
Applications are available online only beginning June 19. The deadline for submitting applications is by noon Aug 4.
The Wilkes Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. The community fund was established to help support local charitable needs through annual grants. In addition to Huggins, WCF board members are: Charlie White (vice-president), Jackie Hunnicutt (secretary-treasurer), Shanna Bell, Bill Clifton, Kenneth Foster, Jessica Inman George, Susan Cogdill, Bill Harris, Chad Martin, Amanda Perry, Jerry Smithey and Graham Wyche.
For further information, contact any board member; Northwestern Regional Associate John Francis or 336-745-1739.