Wilkes Community Foundation

The Wilkes Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. WCF was founded in 1993 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 Wilkes County.

Officers

Laura Luffman

President

Suzanne Moore

Secretary

Board Members

Ashley Barton

Linda Cheek

Fred Costello

Jennifer Furr

Jeanne Hefner

Luke Jarvis

Craig Langston

Lena Lovette

Morgan Mathis

Michelle Shepherd

Mary Smith

Grants Awarded

Wilkes Community Foundation News

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Wilkes Community Foundation highlights Children’s Center of Northwest North Carolina

May 31, 2024

The Wilkes Community Foundation grants committee recently visited grant recipient the Children’s Center of Northwest North Carolina to learn…

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Wilkes Community Foundation awards nearly $10,000 in grants

September 26, 2023

The Wilkes Community Foundation has awarded $9,850 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.  The board…

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Wilkes Community Foundation awards $10,000 in grants

October 27, 2022

The Wilkes Community Foundation (WCF) has awarded $10,000 in grants to programs supporting the local community. The board of advisors granted: $500 to Carolina…

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Community grants available from the Wilkes Community Foundation (June 2022)

June 22, 2022

The board of advisors of the Wilkes Community Foundation will begin accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community. Funds are…