Cherokee County Community Foundation awards more than $2,000 in grants (October 2023)

The Cherokee County Community Foundation has awarded $2,220 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

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

“We’re happy to support these local organizations with funding,” said Terelle Harr, advisory board vice president of the Cherokee County Community Foundation. “We appreciate the work they do in our community.”

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 fund to make grants to nonprofits that help the local community.  

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

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 Harr, board members include Kathryn Jenkins, Kimberly Johnson, Carmen Lance and Ann Lukens.

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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