Columbus County Community Foundation awards more than $87,000 in grants

The Columbus County Community Foundation has awarded $87,210 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from CCCF’s community grantmaking fund and from the Columbus Anonymous Fund.

“This is about neighbors helping neighbors,” said Adam Wooten, advisory board president of the Columbus County Community Foundation. “We’re pleased to support these organizations through our funding.”

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 nonprofits that help the local community.  

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

Columbus County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Columbus County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Wooten, board members include Randolph Keaton (vice president), Becky High (secretary/treasurer), Rosemary Dorsey, Jess Hill, Pamela Young-Jacobs, Lisa Richey, Christopher Russell, Vickie Sasser, Terray F. Suggs and Andy Wayne.

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 nccommunityfoundation.org.

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Media contact

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hhogewood@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6901