Community grants available from the Cary Community Foundation (June 2022)

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

CCF grants will be provided to organizations working to improve the lives of families and individuals who live in Cary who are economically disadvantaged. Grants typically range from $500 to $1,000.

Applications are available beginning July 1. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is Aug. 2 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 Cary Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“Our community is better because of our nonprofit organizations,” said Mike Stellpflug, board president. “We are thrilled to continue our tradition of serving these institutions in Cary by offering these grants.”

For further information, contact Kelly Lee, NCCF program officer, at

About the Cary Community Foundation

The Cary Community Foundation (CCF) was founded in 2009 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants and leveraging leadership – specifically for the benefit of Cary.

The CCF board advises the Cary Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annual.

Advisory board members live, work, and are invested in Cary, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Stellpflug, board members include Sarah Stoeckel (vice president), Laura Martin (secretary), Andrea Finucane, Catherine Nguyen Pham, Dipak Prasad, Prity Shah and Hiwot Tesfaye.

The Cary 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 Cary 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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