Community grants available for nonprofits in greater Rocky Mount

The board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount will begin accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving greater Rocky Mount in Edgecombe and Nash counties and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $500 to $7,500.

Applications are available beginning July 15. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for applications is noon on Aug. 16.

Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals. Funds are awarded by the board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“Our nonprofits contribute so much to our community,” said Sally Adams, board president. “We are proud to continue serving these organizations through our grantmaking.”

For further information, contact Kelly Lee, NCCF program officer, at klee@nccommunityfoundation.org or (252) 557-0278.

About the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount

The Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation (FMCF) was founded in 2005 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants and leveraging leadership – all for the benefit of greater Rocky Mount.

The FMCF board advises the community grantmaking fund to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.

Advisory board members live and work in Rocky Mount and Nash County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Adams, board members are Braxton B. Townsend Jr. (vice president), Sheila Powell Martin (secretary), Angela Burton Gailliard, Annie Daughtridge, Kevin G. Harris, Samuel Johnson, Gloria Wiggins-Hicks, William H. Kincheloe, Celeste M. Pittman, Kirby Slade, Deborah E. Sperati, Melanie Townsend and Elizabeth M. Turnage.

The Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation makes it easy to support your community. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time – or contribute to an existing fund in any amount. Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $217 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships.

NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

Media contact

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