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NCCF is the only statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made more than $161 million in grants. NCCF sustains more than 1,300 endowments and holds more than $284 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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Coastal Plain South Region
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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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We are grateful that Hurricane Dorian’s impacts were not as severe or as widespread as we have seen in the wake of other storms, but we know that there are people in our communities that…

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Prevent Child Abuse NC establishes new endowment

  As Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina continues celebrating 40 years, one of the organization’s founders, Dr. Ronald Keeney, spearheaded the establishment of a new endowment to…

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North Carolina Community Foundation announces $250,000 in funding available from the NCCF Disaster Relief Fund to support inclusive long-term disaster recovery

The board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation recently allocated $250,000 in funding from the NCCF Disaster Relief Fund to be granted to support inclusive long-term disaste…

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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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Charity Navigator awards NCCF 4-Star rating

The North Carolina Community Foundation has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the seventh consecutive year. This recognition from the charity watchdog was received for demonstr…

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Disaster resilience scholarship students show the best of NC

One of the most inspiring programs we started in the last few years is our NCCF Disaster Recovery & Resilience Scholarship. Founded as another avenue for meeting unmet needs and supportin…

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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