Grants awarded

2019 grants awarded

Through its community grants program, the Columbus County Community Foundation awarded more than $7,000 to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $1,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Columbus County
  • $582 to Living Hope Pregnancy Support Services for Earn While You Learn Incentive Program
  • $1,000 to Wilmington Family YMCA for Girls on the Run program expansion
  • $1,000 to Lake Waccamaw Food Ministry for general operating support
  • $1,000 to Columbus Baptist Association for Toy Store 2019
  • $582 to Columbus County Sheriff’s Office for 2019 Project Lifesaver
  • $582 to Matthew 25 at Tabor City, Inc. for support for families staying at the facility
  • $1,000 to Columbus County Literacy Council for each One Teach One
  • $582 to Columbus County DREAM Center, Inc. for Six Weeks of STEAM!

2018 grants awarded

The Columbus County Community Foundation awarded more than $7,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:
  • $500 to Lump to Laughter
  • $1,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $1,254 to Living Hope Pregnancy Support Services
  • $500 to The HELP Mission Inc.
  • $1,298 to the American Heart Association
  • $1,254 to the Columbus County Literacy Council
  • $1,254 to the Friends of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville

2017 grants awarded

The Columbus County Community Foundation awarded more than $6,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were 
  • $800 to Columbus Baptist Association
  • $800 to Columbus County Literacy Council
  • $800 to Columbus County Sheriff's Office
  • $800 to Families First, Inc.
  • $1,000 to Kelly Youth Focus Center
  • $800 to Lake Waccamaw Food Ministry
  • $800 to Living Hope Pregnancy Support Services
  • $500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $510 to Tabor City Elementary School

2016 grants awarded

The Columbus County Community Foundation awarded more than $6,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • Columbus County DREAM Center, Inc.
  • Columbus Baptist Association
  • Families First, Inc.
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina|
  • Columbus County Partnership for Children
  • Columbus County Sheriff's Office

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

  • Columbus Baptist Assosication

2015 grants awarded

  • Building Bridges After School Program
  • Columbus Baptist Association
  • Columbus County Community Farmers Market
  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • Families, First, Inc.
  • Lake Waccamaw Food Ministry
  • Living Hope Pregnancy Support Services
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina

2014 grants awarded

  • American Red Cross - Cape Fear Chapter
  • Columbus County Arts Council
  • Columbus County DREAM Center
  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • Families First, Inc.
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Wildlife Action of North Carolina

2013 grants awarded

  • American Red Cross - Cape Fear Chaoter
  • Columbus County Arts Council
  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • East Columbus High School
  • Families First, Inc.
  • Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Whiteville City Schools

2012 grants awarded

  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • Families First, Inc.
  • Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
  • Kelly Youth Focus Center
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Southeastern Community College Foundation

2011 grants awarded

  • American Red Cross - Cape Fear Chapter
  • Columbus County Arts Council
  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • Families First, Inc.
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
  • Kelly Youth Focus Center
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Southeastern Community College Foundation

2010 grants awarded

  • Boys & Girls Homes of NC
  • Columbus County Arts Council
  • Columbus County Association for Volunteer Experiences
  • Columbus County Healthy Carolinians (CCHC)
  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • Families First, Inc.
  • Kelly Youth Focus Center
  • North Carolina Big Sweep, Inc. - Columbus County
  • Southeastern Community College Foundation

2009 grants awarded

  • Chadbourn Pentacostal Holiness Church Mobile Medical/Dental Ministry
  • Columbus County Arts Council
  • Columbus County Association for Volunteer Experiences
  • Columbus County Literacy Council
  • Columbus County Schools
  • North Carolina Big Sweep, Inc. - Columbus County
  • Southeastern Community College Foundation