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The North Carolina Community Foundation reached more than $270 million in assets and more than $145 million in cumulative grantmaking during its milestone 30th year.

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Serving communities across NC since 1988

NCCF is the only statewide community foundation in North Carolina. 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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Donors

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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 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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Chairman’s Challenge sees successful sixth year

For the past six years, we’ve been proud to see the boards of advisors of our local affiliate foundations across the state devote every November to the pivotal task of building the affil…

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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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Grants and scholarships season opens across the state

Community grantmaking and scholarships seasons have kicked off for 2019. NCCF is honored to continue these vital programs in communities across North Carolina. Grant and scholarships funding i…

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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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NCCF announces board and staff updates

Board NCCF’s board of directors is excited to announce that Mary Willis has been elected to serve on the statewide board. Mary is the president and CEO of the Fidelity Bank, headquarter…

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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