Columbus County Community Foundation awards local grants

The board of advisors of the Columbus County Community Foundation presented 2016 awards from its community grantmaking fund at a meeting Aug. 11.

This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

  • Families First for Safe Dates
  • Columbus County Literacy Council for Each One Teach One
  • Columbus County DREAM Center for Circles of Hope
  • Columbus Baptist Association for Toy Store 2016
  • Columbus County Partnership for Children for Reach Out and Read
  • Columbus County Sheriff’s Office for Project Lifesaver
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Columbus County

Becky High, board president, thanked the community for support of the Brunswick County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” she said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Columbus County’s community fund.”