Edgecombe Charitable Foundation

The Edgecombe Charitable Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. ECF was founded in 1995 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 Edgecombe County.

Officers

Joy Chafin

President

Mears Pitt

Vice President

Alex Urquhart

Secretary

Mary Jane Jenkins

Grants Chair

Board Members

Molly Anderson

Tommy Anderson

Natalie Bess

JoSeth Bocook

Jerome Creech

Susan Hoke

Will Leland

Jim Marrow

Michael Peters

Dave Sharpe

Jane Thorne

Ryan Thorne

Grants Awarded

Edgecombe Charitable Foundation News

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Teaming up with community

April 9, 2024

Philanthropy can help fill the gaps to support communities, and NCCF and our fundholders have readily stepped in to do so. 

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Edgecombe Charitable Foundation awards more than $37,000 in grants

December 19, 2023

The Edgecombe Charitable Foundation has awarded $37,500 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.This year, ECF decided to focus a portion of…

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$550,000 awarded to eastern North Carolina nonprofit programs by NCCF

November 30, 2023

The North Carolina Community Foundation has awarded $550,000 in grants across eastern North Carolina from the Louise Oriole Burevitch Endowment, an increase of $50,000 from…

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Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount awards nearly $60,000 in grants

November 7, 2023

The Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount has awarded $59,500 in grants to organizations supporting the local community. …