North Carolina Healing Communities Fund

The North Carolina Community Foundation is honored to announce the creation of the North Carolina Healing Communities Fund to respond to nonprofit needs across the state stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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 continues working remotely

In response to ongoing risks presented by COVID-19, NCCF offices across the state will remain closed to the public, our staff will continue working remotely and we will not convene in person meetings or gatherings.

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NCCF supports equitable model for hurricane response through NC Inclusive Disaster Recovery Network

NCCF has been honored to support the North Carolina Inclusive Disaster Recovery Network’s groundbreaking work to connect community leaders and organizations to create more equitable outcomes for people of color and under-resourced communities across the state in the aftermath of hurricanes Matthew and Florence.

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Tip the Scales NC Fund created to support nonprofit programs combating racial and social inequities across the state

The tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and countless other Black community members killed at the hands of the police in recent memory inspired a group of young professionals to create a permanently endowed fund to support nonprofit programs combating racial and social inequities in the classroom, workforce, community, justice system and beyond.

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North Carolina Community Foundation launches North Carolina Healing Communities Fund in response to COVID-19

The Fund will provide critical resources for nonprofit organizations in North Carolina that have been impacted severely by COVID‐19 through revenue loss and increased demand. The Fund’s focus will be to support nonprofits in marginalized communities that have been disproportionately affected by the virus and its economic impacts and have been underserved by other sources of financial assistance, specifically communities of lower wealth, communities of color, mostly rural communities and where English may not be the primary language.

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NC Local News Lab Fund awards $615,000 in new grants to 21 organizations across the state

COVID-19’s disproportionate health impacts and economic effects on Black, Indigenous, Latin(x) and people of color prompted the Fund to focus on service to those communities. The Fund also chose to structure grants as general operating support to allow for shifting organizational demands and to recognize our trust in the relationship these traditional and non-traditional news organizations have with their audiences.

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Peel joins 28th class of Leadership North Carolina

Natalie Jenkins Peel has been accepted into the 2020-2021 class of Leadership North Carolina, the state’s premier leadership engagement program. Peel is an Elizabeth City resident who…

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North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives and CoBank donate $20,000 to the North Carolina Community Foundation to support rural communities impacted by COVID-19

The North Carolina Community Foundation is honored to receive a $20,000 gift from North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives, electricity and energy services providers to 2.5 million North C…

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The Women’s Fund of North Carolina made $17,500 in grants supporting domestic violence programs

The Women’s Fund of North Carolina recently made $17,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations across the state that are providing domestic violence services and programs for women. These…

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Hope is the only thing stronger than fear

I’m not sure about you, but I’m working hard to remain hopeful. I joke that my glass is always half full and that I live in the land of realistic optimism, but if I’m being h…

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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!

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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!

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