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NCCF is the only statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made more than $145 million in grants. NCCF sustains 1,300 endowments and holds more than $270 million in assets.

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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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Grants

NCCF offers several grants programs to support nonprofit organizations in North Carolina

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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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Community grants available across the state in March, April and May

The North Carolina Community Foundation is honored to offer annual community grantmaking in communities across the state. The following affiliates, funds and giving circles have grants availab…

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NCCF Disaster Relief Fund allocates initial round of Hurricane Florence long-term recovery grants

The North Carolina Community Foundation board of directors recently announced $1 million allocated for the initial round of grants to support long-term recovery from Hurricane Florence. The…

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Willis named to North Carolina Community Foundation statewide board of directors

The North Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Mary Willis to the statewide board of directors. Willis is the CEO, president and chair of Fidelity Bank. She is…

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North Carolina Community Foundation announces establishment of Cruso Endowment

The North Carolina Community Foundation announces the establishment of the Cruso Endowment. The Cruso Endowment will benefit the greater Canton community and is held locally with the Haywood C…

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NCCF fundholders to see online fund access in 2019

NCCF is proud to announce that our generous fundholders can expect to see secure, password-protected online access to their funds that will improve accessibility and convenience very soon. Th…

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Barry J. Doyle Scholarship established to support Wake County firefighters

Barry’s Café in west Raleigh is the kind of place where you’d like to be a regular. The coffee is hot, eggs are cooked to order and the wait staff will probably remember you…

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New growth and strong roots: Navigating a time of change at NCCF

A refresh, an update, a tweak…whatever you call it, we are experiencing change here at NCCF. I believe it has been my chorus over the last year: we are going through change. Many say t…

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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!

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!

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!

View Our Stories