2021 grants awarded

The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $200,700 through its community grants program to the following local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $15,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain for Formula for Impact Craven County program
  • $15,000 to MERCI Clinic for general operating support
  • $5,000 to TROSA for Residential Substance Abuse Recovery Services for Craven County individuals
  • $15,000 to Coastal Women’s Shelter for general operating support
  • $15,000 to Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for general operating support of Nourishing Craven County families
  • $5000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for general operating support for Star Pupils Craven County
  • $7,794 to Backpack Blessings, Inc. for the Holiday Blessings program
  • $15,000 to Religious Community Services for Shelter Case Management Services program
  • $10,000 to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh for Senior Pharmacy Craven County program
  • $8,159.73 to Craven Literacy Council for the Literacy Changes Lives program
  • $10,000 to Reviving Lives Ministries of New Bern, Inc. for the 12 Step Residential Recovery program
  • $5,906.27 to Craven County Partners in Education for Graphing Calculators for Havelock High School
  • $10,000 to Eastern Carolina Young Men’s Christian Assoc. for Twin Rivers YMCA Financial Assistance and Bright Beginnings programs
  • $13,500 to North Carolina Coastal Land Trust for Brice’s Creek Nature Park project
  • $3000 to Special Olympics North Carolina for general operating support of Special Olympics Craven County
  • $7500 to Public Radio East Foundation for general operating support
  • $3920 to New Bern Preservation Foundation for Rehabilitation of King Solomon Lodge project
  • $5000 to Sound Rivers for Craven County Schools Restoration and Education project
  • $3000 to North Carolina Symphony for Craven County Student Ensembles program
  • $2500 to Ronald McDonald House of Eastern NC for general operating support for Craven County families
  • $2000 to Autism Society of North Carolina for Autism Resource Specialist Craven County
  • $3000 to Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas for Craven County Childhood Cancer Safety Net program
  • $3500 to Craven County Recreation and Parks Department for Creekside Park Playground Music Area project
  • $3000 to Habitat for Humanity of Craven County for Homebuilding Site Preparation project
  • $1000 to American Cancer Society Southeast for Craven County Cancer Screening Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative project
  • $5000 to Craven County Partners in Education for Marching Band percussions instruments
  • $3000 to Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary for Craven Communities Wildlife Concerns project
  • $5000 to New Bern Band Club, Inc. for Tiimpani Kettle Drums

Grants awarded

2020 grants awarded

The board of advisors of the Craven County Community Foundation recently awarded more than $180,900 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, Richard Chapman Cleve Fund, Brian Fisher Endowment, Harry and Virginia Killian Charitable Endowment and Nelson Family Memorial Endowment Fund.

  • $1,000 to the Autism Society of North Carolina for Autism Resource Specialists in Craven County
  • $7,901 to Backpack Blessings, Inc. for Holiday Blessings 2020
  • $15,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain for the Formula for Impact program for Craven County citizens
  • $10,000 to the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh for the Senior Pharmacy Program
  • $15,000 to the Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc. for operational support and trauma-informed therapy services for victims of violence
  • $10,000 to the Community Coalition Against Family Violence/Promise Place for the trauma-focused therapy mental health program
  • $7,350 to Craven County Partners in Education for Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music!
  • $9,990 to Craven County Partners in Education for graphing calculators for New Bern High School
  • $3,719 to the Craven County Recreation & Parks Department for the West Craven Park walking trail/outdoor fitness equipment
  • $7,500 to the Craven Literacy Council for the Lift Up Through Literacy program
  • $7,500 to the Eastern Carolina Young Men's Christian Association for the 2020 Twin Rivers YMCA Financial Assistance Program Support – providing economic relief for our community amid COVID-19
  • $15,000 to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc. for nourishing families in Craven County amidst COVID-19
  • $15,000 to the MERCI Clinic for general operating support
  • $5,000 to the New Bern Police Department Citizen Volunteers, Inc. for youth outreach
  • $2,500 to the New Bern Preservation Foundation, Inc. for King Solomon Lodge #1, the first African American Masonic Lodge in North Carolina
  • $4,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for the Star Pupils Craven County program
  • $3,500 to Reach Out and Read for the Craven County program
  • $10,000 to Religious Community Services for case management support for shelter clients
  • $10,000 to Reviving Lives Ministries of New Bern, Inc. (RLM) for the 12 Step Addiction Recovery Program
  • $1,500 to Special Olympics North Carolina for the Craven County program
  • $5,000 to TRIED BY FIRE INC for My Sister's House: A Transitional Home for Post-Incarcerated Women
  • $5,000 to TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) for residential substance abuse recovery services for individuals from Craven County
  • $4,500 to True Justice International for human trafficking resource assistance and education
  • $5,000 to Wash Away Unemployment Inc. for reducing recidivism through housing and employment

2019 grants awarded

The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $185,000 to local nonprofit organizations through its community grants program, the Richard Chapman Cleve Fund, the Harry and Virginia Killian Charitable Endowment, the Brian Fisher Endowment and the the Nelson Family Memorial Endowment fund:

  • $1,000 to Autism Society of North Carolina for the 2019-2020 Camp Royall Scholarships
  • $7,073 to Backpack Blessings, Inc. for Backpack Blessings “Holiday Blessings”
  • $15,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain for Formula for Impact
  • $5,000 to Brinson Memorial Elementary PTA Project Playground for Swinging into Success
  • $9,500 to Catholic Diocese of Raleigh for Senior Pharmacy Program
  • $1,500 to Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas for Craven County Childhood Cancer Safety Net
  • $15,000 to Coastal Women’s Shelter, Inc. for operational support and relocation assistance for victims of domestic violence
  • $10,000 to Community Coalition Against Family Violence/Promise Place for Trauma Focused Therapy Mental Health Program
  • $9,353 to Craven County Partners in Education for Graphing Calculators for Havelock High – Hand Held Technology
  • $7,500 to Craven County Partners in Education for Today’s Learners, Tomorrow’s Leader in Me
  • $7,500 to Craven Literacy Council for Literacy Matters
  • $1,500 to Craven Smart Start for Kindergarten Readiness Kits
  • $12,000 to the Eastern Carolina Young Men’s Christian Association for the 2019 Twin Rivers YMCA Need Based Day Camp Scholarships
  • $10,000 to Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc. for Feeding Families, Fueling Futures
  • $15,000 to MERCI Clinic for Primary Care
  • $1,050 to NC United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries for establishing a need-based scholarship for environmental education and teambuilding at camp Don Lee
  • $10,000 to New Bern Band Club, Inc. for the Drum Project
  • $960 to New Bern High School Robotics Club for the Digital Notebook Future
  • $3,000 to North Carolina Symphony Society for Ensembles in the Schools for Craven County Elementary Students
  • $4,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Craven County
  • $3,500 to Reach Out and Read for Reach Out and Read – Craven County
  • $15,000 to Religious Community Services for Perishable and Prepared Food Recovery
  • $10,000 to Reviving Lives Ministries of New Bern, Inc. for their 12 Step Addiction Recovery Program
  • $5,000 to Sound Rivers, Inc. for Craven County Schools: Restoration and Education
  • $1,500 to Special Olympics North Carolina for Special Olympics North Carolina – Craven County
  • $5,000 to TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) for residential substance abuse recovery services for individuals from Craven County

2018 grants awarded

The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $177,000 through its community grants program to the following local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $1,000 to the Autism Society of North Carolina
  • $5,000 to Backpack Blessings Inc.
  • $15,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain
  • $7,020 to the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh
  • $1,000 to the Craven Arts Council
  • $5,000 to the Craven Community College Foundation
  • $2,000 to Craven Concerts Inc.
  • $7,500 to Craven County Partners in Education
  • $12,000 to Craven County Partners in Education
  • $10,000 to the Craven Literacy Council
  • $12,000 to the Eastern Carolina YMCA
  • $15,000 to MERCI Clinic Inc.
  • $2,000 to the Neuromuscular Disease Support Organization
  • $2,000 to the Neuse Pamlico Sound Women’s Coalition
  • $2,000 to the New Bern Civic Theatre for the Athens Renaissance: Accessibility
  • $3,000 to New Bern Police Department Citizen Volunteers Inc.
  • $7,500 to the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust
  • $3,000 to the North Carolina Symphony Inc.
  • $3,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $10,000 to Promise Place
  • $5,000 to the Public Radio East Foundation
  • $3,500 to Reach Out and Read
  • $10,000 to Religious Community Services
  • $7,500 to Reviving Lives Ministries of New Bern Inc.
  • $1,500 to Special Olympics North Carolina
  • $6,000 to Township Seven EMS Inc.
  • $3,500 to Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers Inc.
  • $5,000 to True Justice International
  • $10,000 to Public Media NC (UNC-TV)

2017 grants awarded

The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $114,500 through its community grants program to the following local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $5,000 to Backpack Blessings
  • $7,000 to the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh
  • $1,000 to the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
  • $10,000 to the Coastal Women’s Shelter
  • $2,000 to Craven Concerts
  • $9,060 to Craven County Partners in Education
  • $10,000 to the Craven Literacy Council
  • $2,500 to Craven Smart Start
  • $10,000 to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina
  • $10,000 to the MERCI Clinic
  • $5,000 to the New Bern Civic Theatre
  • $2,000 to the New Bern High School Booster Club
  • $3,500 to New Bern Police Department Citizen Volunteers, Inc.
  • $5,000 to the New Bern-Craven County YMCA
  • $3,000 to the North Carolina Symphony Society
  • $2,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $5,000 to the Public Radio East Foundation
  • $2,500 to Reach Out and Read
  • $7,500 to Religious Community Services
  • $2,500 to Reviving Lives Ministries of New Bern, Inc.
  • $2,500 to TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.)
  • $5,000 to True Justice International
  • $2,500 to the Tryon Palace Foundation

2016 grants awarded

The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $130,000 through its community grants program to the following local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Backpack of Central & Eastern NC
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh
  • CCHC Foundation
  • Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc.
  • Craven Arts Council
  • Craven Concerts, Inc.
  • Craven County Partners in Education
  • Craven Literacy Council
  • Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC
  • Habitat for Humanity of Craven Co.
  • MERCI Clinic, Inc.
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • New Bern-Craven County YMCA, Inc.
  • New Bern Police Department Citizen Volunteers, Inc.
  • North Carolina Symphony Society, Inc.
  • Promise Place
  • Public Radio East Foundation
  • Religious Community Services
  • Reviving Lives Ministries of New Bern, Inc. (RLM)
  • STAFF House, Inc.
  • True Justice International
  • Tryon Palace Foundation, Inc.
  • Uptown Business and Professional Association
  • Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary
  • Wash Away Unemployment, Inc.

The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $10,900 through its NCCF Disaster Relief Fund allocation to:

  • Religious Community Services 

2015 grants awarded

The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $62,000 through its community grants program to the following local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Backpack Blessings
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Coastal Carolina
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh, Inc. - New Bern Regional Office
  • Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival
  • Coastal Carolina Health Care Foundation
  • Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc.
  • Craven Community College
  • Craven County Partners in Education
  • Craven County Recreation & Parks Department
  • Craven Literacy Council
  • Craven Smart Start
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • MERCI Clinic
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • New Bern High School Bears Club
  • New Bern Police Department Citizen Volunteers, Inc.
  • New Bern Preservation Foundation
  • North Carolina Symphony Society
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Promise Place
  • Public Radio East Foundation
  • Religious Community Services
  • Tryon Palace Foundation, Inc.
  • United Way of Coastal Carolina

2014 grants awarded

  • Autism Society of North Carolina
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh, Inc., New Bern Regional Office
  • Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival
  • Coastal Carolina Healthcare Foundation
  • Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc.
  • Craven County Partners in Education
  • Craven County Recreation & Parks Dept.
  • Craven Literacy Council
  • Craven Smart Start
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • MERCI Clinic
  • New Bern Firemen's Museum
  • North Carolina Extension and Community Association Inc.
  • North Carolina Symphony Society
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Promise Place
  • Public Radio East Foundation
  • Radio Reading Service of Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • Religious Community Services
  • Reviving Lives Ministries of New Bern
  • Tryon Palace Foundation, Inc.
  • Uptown Business and Professional Association
  • Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary
  • YMCA of New Bern-Craven County

2013 grants awarded

  • American Red Cross - Coastal Carolina Chapter
  • Boys & Girls Club of Coastal Carolina
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh, Inc., New Bern Regional Office
  • Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival
  • Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc.
  • Craven Arts Council and Gallery
  • Craven Community College Foundation
  • Craven County Partners in Education
  • Craven Literacy Council
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
  • Habitat for Humanity - Craven County
  • MERCI Clinic
  • Monarch of New Bern
  • New Bern Civic Theatre, Inc.
  • New Bern Firemen's Museum
  • New Bern Police Department Citizen Volunteers, Inc.
  • North Carolina Coastal Land Trust
  • North Carolina Symphony Society
  • Operation Homefront - Carolinas
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Public Radio East Foundation
  • Reach Out and Read Carolinas
  • Religious Community Services
  • West Craven High School
  • YMCA of New Bern-Craven County

2012 grants awarded

  • CarolinaEast Foundation
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh, Inc. New Bern Regional Office
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(RLM)<\/li>\r\n<li>STAFF House, Inc.<\/li>\r\n<li>True Justice International<\/li>\r\n<li>Tryon Palace Foundation, Inc.<\/li>\r\n<li>Uptown Business and Professional Association<\/li>\r\n<li>Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary<\/li>\r\n<li>Wash Away Unemployment, Inc.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<p>The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $10,900 through its NCCF Disaster Relief Fund allocation to:<\/p>\r\n<ul>\r\n<li>Religious Community Services&nbsp;<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<h2>2015 grants awarded<\/h2>\r\n<p>The Craven County Community Foundation awarded more than $62,000 through its community grants program to the following local nonprofit organizations. 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