Brunswick County Community Foundation awards more than $5,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Brunswick County Community Foundation recently announced $5,240 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund and the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament Endowment.

This year the board granted:

  • $740 to the Roosevelt and Ruth Marlow Educational & Recreational Foundation for Youth Ready
  • $1,000 to the Carousel Center for general support in the Brunswick office
  • $1,000 to the Brunswick Community College Foundation for the “Learning to Read” Leadership Conference for middle school boys in Brunswick County
  • $1,000 to Smart Start of Brunswick County for “Hey Baby. It’s Books!”
  • $500 to Brunswick County Literacy Council, Inc. for Literacy for All
  • $1,000 to the Community Counseling Center for Expanding Accessibility of Mental Health Care in Brunswick County

Barbara Patten, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Brunswick County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” she said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”