Community grants available from the Brunswick County Community Foundation (February 2022)

The board of advisors of the Brunswick County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Grants typically range from $500 – $1,000. The Foundation is seeking proposals from Brunswick County nonprofit organizations in support of the:

Applications are available beginning March 4. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is April 5 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 Brunswick County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

”These grants provide an opportunity for our nonprofits to grow their local impact,” said Mike Gildea, board president. “Their work makes Brunswick County stronger and we’re honored to support them.”

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

About the Brunswick County Community Foundation

The Brunswick County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. The BCCF was founded in 1997 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 Brunswick County.

The BCCF board advises the Brunswick County 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 Brunswick County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Gildea, board members include: Tom Simmons (vice president), Donovan Hendricks (treasurer), Julie Wolfe (secretary), Cindy Cheatham, Franklin Rouse, Moses Stanley, Justin Wolfe and Jason Younts.

The Brunswick County 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 Brunswick County 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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