Cherokee County Community Foundation awards more than $2,000 in grants (November 2022)

The Cherokee County Community Foundation (CCCF) has awarded $2,080 in grants to programs supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

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

“Giving is an act of joy, and we could not be more thankful to support these important organizations in our community,” said Kate DeLong, advisory board president of the Cherokee County Community Foundation.

CCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, CCCF uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to local nonprofit organizations.  

Learn more about CCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at nccommunityfoundation.org/Cherokee. For further information about CCCF, contact Colby Martin at cmartin@nccommunityfoundation.org.

Cherokee County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Cherokee County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to DeLong, board members are Terelle Harr (vice president), Brenda Blount (secretary/treasurer), Ashley Butcher, Kathryn Jenkins and Timothy Radford.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

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. 

Media contact
Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6922