Community grants available from the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation (March 2022)

The board of advisors of the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving the local community in Beaufort and Hyde counties and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $500 – $1,000.

Applications are available beginning March 11. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is April 12 at noon.

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 BeaufortHyde Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“Beaufort and Hyde’s counties are stronger thanks to the nonprofits that serve our community,” said Lee Brimmage, board president. “It is an honor to offer these grants to support their critical missions.”

For further information, contact Anne Sorhagen, NCCF program officer, at or 910-202-6727.

About the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation

The Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, and partner for donors. The BHCF was founded in 2001 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants, and leverages leadership – all for the benefit of Beaufort and Hyde counties.

The BHCF board advises the Beaufort-Hyde Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually Advisory board members live and work in Beaufort and Hyde counties, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Brimmage, board members include Bethany Pugh (secretary and treasurer), Michael Adams, Charles Edwards, Alice Keeney, Julio Morales, Marcy Morgan, Bill Rich, William Taylor III, Read Allen, and Beth Wilder.

The Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation, through NCCF, makes it easy to become a philanthropist, whatever your means or charitable goals. 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 Beaufort-Hyde 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

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. For more information, visit

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