Community grants available from the Cary Women’s Giving Network (February 2022)

The members of the Cary Women’s Giving Network are accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Applications are available beginning March 4. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is April 5 at noon.

The Cary Women’s Giving Network members use a collaborative decision-making process to provide grants to local charitable organizations that have a strong impact on critical and/or emerging needs in the Town of Cary. Grant projects that focus on women and children will be prioritized.

Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals. Funds are awarded by the members of the Cary Women’s Giving Network, a program of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF). Please note, any nonprofit that receives a grant will be asked to wait one year before reapplying.

“These grants provide an opportunity for our nonprofits to grow their local impact,” said Sheila Ogle, network president. “Their work makes Cary stronger and we’re honored to support them.”

For further information, contact Meredith Bell, NCCF donor engagement officer, at or 919-256-6914.

About the Cary Women’s Giving Network

The Cary Women’s Giving Network is a giving circle of the North Carolina Community Foundation. The Giving Network leverages the power of collective giving through a local network that supports the community in a purposeful way. The Network supports charitable organizations serving women, children and families in the Cary community.

The Giving Network is designed to maximize women’s leadership in philanthropy by engaging and educating its membership and increasing charitable contributions.

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

Media contact

 Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer, 919-256-6922