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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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NCCF announces more than $300,000 in grant awards to support local disaster recovery news and information

The North Carolina Community Foundation, in partnership with the North Carolina Local News Lab Fund, announces more than $300,000 in grant awards to support information and public engagement a…

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NCCF announces opening of $500,000 grants program in eastern NC

The North Carolina Community Foundation announces the opening of a $500,000 grants program in eastern North Carolina from the Louise Oriole Burevitch Endowment. This program is the second annu…

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Community grants available across the state in June, July and August

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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Arrowood named to North Carolina Community Foundation statewide board of directors

The North Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Catharine Biggs Arrowood to the statewide board of directors. Arrowood is a partner with Parker Poe in Raleigh. …

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Marshall joins NC Community Foundation as director of operations

Denise Marshall joined NCCF as director of operations and a member of the leadership team in April of this year. Marshall is responsible for ensuring NCCF has the people, technology, infras…

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Good things can come when we wait

They say that good things come to those who wait. When it comes to charitable giving, this could not be truer than when donors choose to make a planned gift. A planned gift is any major gift…

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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!

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