2018 grants awarded

The New Hanover County Community Foundation awarded $47,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations, including:

  • $3,000 to “Bread for Life”
  • $5,000 to the Assistance League of Greater Wilmington
  • $2,500 to the Cape Fear Literary Council
  • $3,480 to DREAMS of Wilmington
  • $3,000 to the Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear
  • $2,500 to First Fruit Ministries
  • $3,200 to Lump to Laughter for the Angel Fund Home Preservation
  • $5,000 to NourishNC Inc.
  • $2,000 to Oasis NC
  • $2,500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • $3,400 to the Anchor United Methodist Church
  • $5,000 to the Wilmington Children’s Museum Inc.
  • $2,500 to the Wilmington Youth Initiative Inc.
  • $3,920 to Young Women Leading Inc.

2017 grants awarded

The New Hanover County Community Foundation awarded more than $55,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • Assistance League of Greater Wilmington
  • “Bread for Life…”
  • Canines for Service
  • Children’s Home Society of North Carolina
  • Communities in Schools of Cape Fear
  • Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina
  • Kids Making It, Inc.
  • Lump to Laughter
  • Phoenix Hometown Hires
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Reach Out and Read for Reach Out and Reach – New Hanover County
  • The Hope Center at The Anchor United Methodist Church
  • TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.)
  • Welcome Home Angel
  • Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, Inc.
  • Wilmington Family YMCA
  • Young Women Leading, Inc.

2016 grants awarded

The New Hanover Community Foundation awarded more than $50,000 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • "Bread for Life..."
  • Brigade Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Communities In Schools of Cape Fear
  • Cucalorus Film Foundation
  • DREAMS of Wilmington
  • Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear
  • Girls Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
  • Kids Making It, Inc.
  • Lower Cape Fear Hospice
  • NourishNC Inc.
  • Phoenix Hometown Hires
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Reach Out and Read
  • Wilmington Family YMCA 

2015 grants awarded

The New Hanover Community Foundation awarded more than $52,400 through its community grants program to local nonprofit organizations. Recipients were:

  • 100 Black Men of Coastal Carolina
  • Appalachian State University
  • Brigade Boys & Girls Club of Wilmington
  • Campbell University
  • Cape Fear Chorale, Inc.
  • Cape Fear Community College
  • Cape Fear Literacy Council
  • Cape Fear Museum
  • Cape Fear Regional Community Development Corporation
  • Communities in Schools of Cape Fear, Inc.
  • Community Boys & Girls Club
  • Cucalorus Film Foundation
  • DREAMS of Wilmington, Inc.
  • East Carolina University
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • Girls Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
  • Kids Making It
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern NC
  • Meals on Wheels - Wilmington
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education
  • NourishNC
  • Pretty in Pink Foundation
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina
  • Reach Out and Read
  • ROCAME
  • St. Mark Catholic Church
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Western Carolina University

2014 grants awarded

  • Bellamy Mansion Museum
  • Campbell University
  • Cape Fear Community College
  • Cape Fear Literacy Council
  • Cape Fear Shakespeare, LTD
  • Cape Fear Tutoring, Inc.
  • Community Boys & Girls Club
  • Cucalorus Film Foundation
  • Friends of Public Radio
  • Friends of the Battleship North Carolina
  • The Full Belly Project
  • UNC Wilmington/QENO
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Western Carolina University
  • Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry
  • Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

2013 grants awarded

  • Bellamy Mansion Museum
  • Black Arts Alliance Inc.
  • Bread for Life
  • Cape Fear Chorale Inc.
  • Cape Fear Literacy Council
  • Cape Fear Resource Conservation & Development
  • Community Boys & Girls Club
  • Cucalorus Film Foundation
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • Friends of the Battleship North Carolina
  • Friends of the New Hanover County Arboretum
  • North Carolina Center for Voter Education
  • Phoenix Employment Ministry
  • The Children's Museum of Wilmington
  • Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry
  • Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

2011 grants awarded

  • Big Dawg Productions, Inc.
  • Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc.
  • Carolina Vocal Arts Ensemble
  • Domestic Violence Shelter & Services
  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
  • Good Shepherd Ministries of Wilmington, Inc.
  • New Hanover Community Health Center
  • Phoenix Employment Services of Wilmington, Inc.
  • The Carousel Center
  • Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

2010 grants awarded

  • African American Heritage Foundation (AAHFW Inc.)
  • Columbus County, North Carolina
  • Communities in Schools of Cape Fear, Inc.
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington