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NCCF meets highest standard for philanthropic excellence in the community foundation sector

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) recently received reaccreditation with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, once again meeting the highest standards for philanthro…

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Women’s Fund of North Carolina awards nearly $19,000 in grants to organizations led by women

The fund supports the changing and diverse issues, needs and challenges facing women in NC through an annual grant program benefitting nonprofit programs that serve women and girls.

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NC Local News Lab Fund awards more than $1.5M to 31 news organizations

The North Carolina Local News Lab Fund at the North Carolina Community Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million in new grants to 31 news and community organizations — the most significant investment the Fund has made to date.

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A legacy of giving back in Pitt County

In the spring of 2022, Kim Ball was looking for a scholarship administrator for a Pitt County scholarship fund, the Everett-Chia Li-Wilkerson Scholarship Fund. The fund combined scholarships …

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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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