Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation awards more than $3,000 in grants

The Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation has awarded $3,400 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from BHCF’s community grantmaking fund.

“We are honored to support these organizations meeting critical needs in Beaufort and Hyde counties,” said Lee Brimmage, advisory board president of the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation. “These grants are possible because of the ongoing support we have from the community.”

BHCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, BHCF uses dollars from its endowment fund(s) to make grants to nonprofits that help the local community.

Learn more about BHCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at For further information about BHCF, contact the eastern Community Leadership Officer.

Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Beaufort and Hyde counties, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Brimmage, board members include Michael Adams (vice president), Bethany Pugh (secretary/treasurer), Read Allen, Stacy Drakeford, Charles Edwards, Alice Keeney, Julio Morales, Marcy Morgan, Bill Rich, Beth Wilder and Chuck Williams.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation 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. For more information, visit

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