Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation

The Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. EBCCF was founded in 1991 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 the Eastern Band of Cherokees.

The EBCCF, through the NC Community Foundation, makes it easy to become a philanthropist, whatever your means or charitable goals. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time – or contribute to an existing fund in any amount.

The EBCCF board advises the Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. This competitive grants program is held annually. Because advisory board members live and work on the Qualla Boundary, they can leverage resources to help meet local needs and access opportunities.

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Our affiliate is an all-volunteer organization with advisory board members who reflect the community we serve.

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Community grants available from the Eastern Band of the Cherokees Community Foundation

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