For Fundholders

The North Carolina Community Foundation is committed is to stewarding your funds to accomplish your charitable goals and strengthen your philanthropic impact in North Carolina communities. We pledge to:

Your Role as a Fundholder

As an active partner in the work of the NCCF, you play a critical role in enriching other lives through philanthropy. An effective giving plan is the result of donors embracing the following responsibilities:

  • Evaluating your own philanthropic goals annually
  • Educating yourself on unmet charitable needs in your community
  • Seeking out the best organizations to accomplish your charitable goals
  • Talking with NCCF staff about changes in your charitable interests
  • Carefully reviewing your fund statements and annual grantmaking packet
  • Participating in opportunities provided by NCCF to strengthen your giving plan


Whether you are a long-time fundholder or new to NCCF, we have resources accomplish your charitable goals and strengthen your philanthropic impact in North Carolina communities.

Charitable Giving Guide

Policies and procedures for donors.


Investment stewardship is essential to our mission.

Online Fund Portal

View your quarterly fund statement, balance, grant history and past contributions, or make grant requests.

Legacy giving

If you want to build charitable giving into your estate plan, NCCF can help you realize your goals and leave a legacy.

A guide to your quarterly fund statement

Quarterly fund statements are available approximately six weeks after the end of every quarter.

Ways to grow your fund

What you can do to increase the impact of your fund.

Requesting a grant from your fund

Grant recommendations may be made via the Grant Request tab once you’re logged into the Online Fund Portal.

Community Needs Assessments

This tool, updated annually, can help guide community grantmaking decisions.

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Estate planning: Your kids … and your community

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As you contemplate your legacy and adjust your estate plan over the years, it’s natural to focus on your children and family as the primary…

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Adventures in giving: The Kennedy Endowment Fund

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In his youth, Payson Kennedy came to believe—through the example of family members—that it is important to share what you have with those who have…

Contact us

NCCF Donor Engagement team

Kim Ball

Donor Engagement Officer – Eastern NC

Jan Pender

Donor Engagement Officer – Central NC

Jeanne Dairaghi

Donor Engagement Officer – Western NC