Columbus County Community Foundation awards nearly $110,000 in grants

The Columbus County Community Foundation, a North Carolina Community Foundation affiliate, has awarded $109,720 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

“When members of our community come together, we can accomplish a great deal,” said Adam Wooten, advisory board president of the Columbus County Community Foundation. “That’s why we’re honored to support these local organizations through our community grantmaking and the generosity of the Columbus Anonymous Fund.”

Funds for 2024 grants came from CCCF’s community grantmaking fund and the Columbus Anonymous Fund. Each year, CCCF’s local volunteer advisory board uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to eligible local organizations, including nonprofits, local governments, schools and churches.

Visit nccommunityfoundation.org/columbus to learn more about CCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation. For information about CCCF, contact the eastern region 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), Sylvia Cox, Rosemary Dorsey, Lashoney Frink, 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 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.
For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org.

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