Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation

The Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. EBCCF was founded in 1991 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants and leverages leadership – all for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokees.

Officers

Michael Cooper

President

Jodie Owle Cooke

Vice President

Lisa Wiggins

Secretary

Board Members

Myra Cloer

Anna Ferguson

Samantha Ferguson

Lavita Hill

Garrett Lane

Evan Mathis

Carmen Nations

Lilyan Wright

Grants Awarded

Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation News

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Full circle: NCCF scholarship recipients continue legacy of giving back

June 13, 2024

North Carolina Community Foundation scholarships have the ability to not only change recipients’ lives, but also create a legacy of community giving. Take Garrett Lane…

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Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation awards nearly $4,500 in grants

October 5, 2023

The Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation has awarded $4,440 in grants to organizations supporting the local community. The board of advisors granted: $2,220…

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Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation awards grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina

November 17, 2022

The Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation (EBCCF) has awarded a grant of $2,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina for…

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Community grants available from the Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation (July 2022)

July 6, 2022

The board of advisors of the Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation will begin accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local…