2020 Impact Report: Connected to Community

The North Carolina Community Foundation is proud to share an overview of our year and statewide impact.

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Serving communities across NC since 1988

Our network of affiliate foundation partners allows us to serve our state with a unique knowledge of local needs and opportunities.

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Scholarships

NCCF administers scholarships across the state, expanding on the potential that can change communities and generations to come.

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Cherry Ballard awarded Lewis R. Holding Philanthropic Award for decades of service

The board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation had the distinct honor of presenting Cherry Ballard, NCCF’s longest serving staff member at 33 years, with the Lewis R. Holding Philanthropic Award.

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NCCF continues working remotely

In response to ongoing risks presented by COVID-19, NCCF offices across the state will remain closed to the public, our staff will continue working remotely and we will not convene in person meetings or gatherings.

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Gailliard named to NCCF statewide board of directors

The North Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Angela Gailliard to the statewide board of directors. Gailliard is the chief corporate officer of Word Tabernacl…

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NCCF remembers the generosity, leadership and service of Rod Martin

The North Carolina Community Foundation is heartbroken to share news of the death of Rodney (Rod) Earl Martin, chair of our board of directors.   Rod is survived by his wife, Patti…

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NCCF announces initial round of grants available from the North Carolina Healing Communities Fund

The North Carolina Healing Communities Fund will accept grant applications from nonprofit organizations that have been impacted by COVID‐19 through revenue loss and increased demand beginning Feb. 1.

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SECU Foundation gives $3 million to support the North Carolina Community Foundation’s NC Healing Communities Fund to benefit COVID-19 pandemic response

The board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation recently announced a gift of $3 million from the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation for the North Carolina Healing…

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Looking back on a year of impact for NCCF funds

Happy New Year! At NCCF, we have two opportunities to celebrate the start of a new year –in January and then in April when our fiscal year begins. That means it is also a time to look ba…

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Launching a legacy to benefit North Carolina

Collected here are our most iconic stories about NCCF’s history, founders and the generous philanthropists across the state who make our work possible. Stories are divided by region. Check back, as we add new stories often!

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the back story

Launching a legacy to benefit North Carolina

Collected here are our most iconic stories about NCCF’s history, founders and the generous philanthropists across the state who make our work possible. Stories are divided by region. Check back, as we add new stories often!

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the back story

Launching a legacy to benefit North Carolina

Collected here are our most iconic stories about NCCF’s history, founders and the generous philanthropists across the state who make our work possible. Stories are divided by region. Check back, as we add new stories often!

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the back story

Launching a legacy to benefit North Carolina

Collected here are our most iconic stories about NCCF’s history, founders and the generous philanthropists across the state who make our work possible. Stories are divided by region. Check back, as we add new stories often!

View Our Stories
the back story

Launching a legacy to benefit North Carolina

Collected here are our most iconic stories about NCCF’s history, founders and the generous philanthropists across the state who make our work possible. Stories are divided by region. Check back, as we add new stories often!

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