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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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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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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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North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund allocates initial round of long-term Hurricane Florence recovery grants

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

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NC Community Foundation reaches $270 million in assets and $145 million in grants

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. As of fiscal year-end, NC…

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Jackson promoted at NCCF

Leslie Ann Jackson has been named vice president of the newly created Community Investment and Engagement Department at the North Carolina Community Foundation, according to Jennifer Tolle Whi…

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NCCF announces new fund to support kids touched by tragedies of combat

A new fund established by Fin and Nancy Gaddy of Manteo, NC with the North Carolina Community Foundation will enable American children who have lost a parent in combat to attend YMCA Camp Sea …

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NCCF proud to administer NC Local News Lab Fund

Early last year a group of forward-looking leaders from the field of journalism, higher education and the foundation sector, including the Democracy Fund and the Prentice Foundation, collabo…

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GLOW NC Endowment supports innovative educational opportunities for Wilmington girls

Girls in Wilmington have a new opportunity to advance their education through an innovative approach. The Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW Academy) was founded three years ago with…

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Here’s wishing you and yours a very happy and healthy 2019. By the time we post this it will be closer to mid-January. So, yes. Yes, we are into the new year, but I am going to keep say…

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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