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Women for Women of Pitt County Endowment awards $100,000 in grants

The endowment supports nonprofits whose programs or activities create hope, change and a brighter future for women and girls locally. The fund has now made $925,000 in local grants throughout its history.

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Boonville Library Endowment Continues Speer Family’s Legacy of Support

It’s not a stretch to say there might not be a Boonville Community Public Library without Frieda Speer.

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Two New Members Appointed to Board of North Carolina Community Foundation

Two new members have been appointed to the statewide board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation – Charles (Chuck) Lovelace and Todd Sears.

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How You Can Help: Humanitarian Assistance for Ukraine

For those interested in contributing to humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine, the North Carolina Community Foundation recommends donations to three funds.

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2021 Grantmaking - Our Collective Reach

As NCCF’s grants program manager, it is always exciting to tally up the amount of grants we hand out each year. Although I review all grants that are made, seeing the aggregate number - …

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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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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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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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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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