The Avery Community Foundation (ACF) has awarded $3,800 in grants to programs supporting the local community.
The board of advisors granted:
Funds for the grants came from ACF’s community grantmaking fund.
“We are honored to provide grants to these organizations that help our community and our neighbors thrive,” said Justin Ray, advisory board president of the Avery Community Foundation. “We also appreciate the many generous individuals who have supported our work with their donations.”
ACF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, ACF uses dollars from its endowment fund to make grants to local nonprofit organizations.
Learn more about ACF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at nccommunityfoundation.org/Avery. For further information about ACF, contact Colby Martin at email@example.com.
Advisory board members live and work in Avery County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Ray, board members include Brian Whitfield (vice president), Gwen Clark (secretary/treasurer), Ellis Ayers, Emily Dellinger, Barbara Roesner, James Swinkola, Jamey Thompson and John Thompson.
The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the only statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered over $243 million in grants since 1988. With more than $440 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments and partners with a network of affiliates to award grants and scholarships in communities across the state.
An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure rural philanthropy has a voice at the local, regional and national levels.
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