Johnston County Community Foundation

The Johnston County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. JCCF was founded in 1992 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 Johnston County.


Don Boyette


Lorine Davis


Board Members

Emery Ashley

Wanda Blow

Gwen Canady

Rick Childrey

Michelle Pace-Davis

Margaret W. DiNubila

Nancy Faber

Bill Galloway

Oliver Johnson

Suefan Johnson

Robin Little

Laurie Larson Partlo

LaShawndra White

Betsy G. Whittington

Directors emeriti:

The Honorable N. Leo Daughtry

Belinda Etheridge

John Hobart

Sammy Jackson

Ayden R. Lee, Jr.

James W. Narron

Grants Awarded

Johnston County Community Foundation News

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Donna Bailey-Taylor receives Frances Finch Hobart Award for Voluntary Community Service

December 11, 2023

Donna Bailey-Taylor, who serves on numerous community boards in Johnston County and has helped raise significant funds through donations and grants for many area…


Johnston County Community Foundation awards more than $47,000 in grants

July 10, 2023

The Johnston County Community Foundation has awarded $47,030 in grants to organizations supporting the local community. The board of advisors granted: $1,000 to Autism…


Starting the next act: Nonprofit closure leads to permanent community benefit

April 27, 2023

For over a decade, the Carolina Youth Theatre in Clayton educated young people about theater and showcased their talents on stage. When the pandemic hit,…


Nominations being accepted for Johnston County volunteer community service award

October 26, 2022

The Johnston County Community Foundation board of advisors is accepting nominations for the Frances Finch Hobart Award for Volunteer Community Service. Established in 2006,…