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

2011 grants awarded

  • Boy Scouts of America - East Carolina Council
  • CarolinaEast Foundation
  • Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, Inc. New Bern Regional Office
  • Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival
  • Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc.
  • Craven Cherry Point Child Development Center
  • Craven County Partners in Education
  • Craven Literacy Council
  • Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines
  • Habitat for Humanity of Craven County
  • MERCI Clinic
  • Monarch
  • New Millenium Theatre Works, Inc.
  • North Carolina Coastal Land Trust
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Promise Place
  • Religious Community Services
  • Tryon Palace Council of Friends, Inc.
  • USO of North Carolina, Jacksonville Center
  • West Craven High School
  • West Craven Middle School

2010 grants awarded

  • American Red Cross - Coastal Carolina Chapter
  • Boys & Girls Club of Carteret County
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh, Inc., New Bern Regional Office
  • Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival
  • Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc.
  • Community Coalition Against Family Violence
  • Craven Community College Foundation
  • Craven County Schools
  • Craven Regional Medical Center Foundation
  • James City Community Organization, Inc.
  • New Bern Celebration
  • New Bern Civic Theatre, Inc.
  • New Bern Police Dept. Citizen Volunteers, Inc.
  • Religious Community Services
  • Salvation Army of New Bern

2009 grants awarded

  • American Red Cross-Coastal Carolina Chapter
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of SE North Carolina
  • Coastal Carolina Chamber Music Festival
  • Coastal Women's Shelter, Inc.
  • Community Coalition Against Family Violence
  • Craven Cherry Point Child Development Center
  • Craven County Partners in Education
  • Craven Regional Medical Center Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity - Greater New Bern
  • MERCI Clinic
  • New Bern Celebration
  • New Bern Civic Theatre, Inc.
  • New Bern Historical Society Foundation, Inc.
  • New Bern Police Dept. Citizen Volunteers, Inc.
  • Phoenix House of New Bern, Inc.
  • Radio Reading Service of Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • Religious Community Services
  • West Craven High School Band Boosters, Inc.