Mary Morgan, J.D.

Philanthropy Counsel

(919) 256-6909


Mary serves as in-house legal counsel for NCCF on issues concerning contributions, unique gifts, fund agreements, granting and planned giving. She advises leadership on issues related to public policy and serves as liaison to professional advisors across the state as a member of our development team. Mary has a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Duke University and attended the Wake Forest University School of Law where she was a member of the law review. Following law school, Mary clerked for N.C. Court of Appeals Judge K. Edward Greene and of U.S. District Court Judge Earl Britt. Mary practiced law with Morgan & Reeves in Raleigh and Lillington before originally joining the Foundation as legal counsel in 2006. Outside of work, Mary is active in community activities, having served as board president of Playspace Children’s Museum, president of the Sir Walter Cabinet, vice-president of the N.C. Center for Voter Education and on the boards of Wake County Habitat for Humanity and KidsVoting Wake County. She currently serves as vice-chair of the board of trustees for North Carolina Baptist Retirement Homes and board vice-chair of Common Cause North Carolina.

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