Community grants available from the Carteret Community Foundation (July 2022)

The board of advisors of the Carteret Community Foundation will begin accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Carteret County. Grants typically range from $500 – $5,000 and will be awarded from the:

Applications are available beginning July 22. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is Aug. 23 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 Carteret Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“We are so grateful for our nonprofits and the work that they do to serve our community,” said Terry Robertson, board president. “We are honored to support their efforts and the people of Carteret County.”

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

About the Carteret Community Foundation

The Carteret Community Foundation (CCF) 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 Carteret County.

The CCF board advises the unrestricted community grantmaking fund to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. The board also advises the J.O. & Ruth Barbour Memorial Fund for Elementary Education in Carteret County, the J. O. and Ruth Barbour Memorial Fund for Wildlife Habitat Conservation, and the Pearl’s Pantry Fund.

Advisory board members live and work in Carteret County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Robertson, board members include Michelle Gregory (vice president), Beth Henry (secretary), Chuck Jordan (treasurer), Sammy Brooks, Bart Farrell, Ray Harris, Debbie Harvell, Corey Lewis, Richard McIntyre, Powell Osteen, Ginger Parker, Wayne Schriever, Susan Sullivan, Jan Sutton, Denise Warren and Britany Wheatly.

The Carteret 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 Carteret 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. 

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