Carteret Community Foundation awards more than $130,000 in grants

The Carteret Community Foundation has awarded $130,016 in grants to organizations supporting the local community. 

The board of advisors granted: 

Funds for the grants came from CCF’s community grantmaking fund, the J. O. and Ruth Barbour Memorial Fund for Elementary Education in Carteret County, the J. O. and Ruth Barbour Memorial Fund for Wildlife Habitat Conservation, and the Pearl’s Pantry Fund. 

“There are many nonprofits working tirelessly to improve lives in our Carteret County community and we are proud to help support some of them through these grants,” said Richard McIntyre, advisory board president of the Carteret Community Foundation. 

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

Learn more about CCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at For further information about CCF, contact the eastern region community leadership officer 

Carteret Community Foundation Advisory Board Members 

Advisory board members live and work in Carteret County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to McIntyre, board members include Michelle Gregory (vice president), Beth Henry (secretary), Chuck Jordan (treasurer), Sammy Brooks, Bart Farrell, Jane Gordon, Jane Hill, Corey Lewis, Powell Osteen, Ginger Parker, Grady Prevette, Terry Robertson, Wayne Schriever, Susan Sullivan, Jan Sutton, Denise Warren, Brittany Wheatly. 

About the North Carolina Community Foundation 

The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.  

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.  

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