Swain County Community Foundation

The Swain County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. SCCF was founded in 1993 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 Swain County.

The SCCF, 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 SCCF board advises the Swain County 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 in Swain County, 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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Swain County Community Foundation awards more than $10,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Swain County Community Foundation recently announced $10,120 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund and the Youth are our Future Endowment. The…

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Swain County Community Foundation awards more than $8,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Swain County Community Foundation recently announced $8,470 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund and Youth are our Future Endowment. This yea…

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Swain High School receives portraits honoring students and school band endowment

Swain High School recently received portraits of two former students, Bill and Mickey Bunn, to be hung in the band room. Cousins Jan Pennington, Patti Freemon and Pam Phillips of the Bunn fam…

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