Community grants available from the Community Foundation for Randolph County (March 2022)

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

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Randolph County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $500 to $2,000.

Applications are available beginning April 8. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for applications is May 10 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 Community Foundation for Randolph County, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“We are honored to offer these grants to our nonprofits to build their impact in our community,” said Lisa Hayworth, board president. “We hope this will help provide needed support to keep Randolph County strong.”

For further information, contact Kelly Lee, NCCF program officer, at klee@nccommunityfoundation.org or 252-557-0749.

About the Community Foundation for Randolph County

The Community Foundation for Randolph County is a growing family of philanthropic funds, a source of grants for local causes, and a partner for donors. The CFRC was founded in 1991 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 Randolph County.

The CFRC board advises the Randolph 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 Randolph County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Hayworth, board members include Jerry Moore (vice president), Justin Luck (secretary), Eddie Burks, Chelsey Butler, Kevin Franklin, James Gouty, Becky Greer, Ray Hudson, Pam Hughes, Elbert Lassiter, CJ Macon, Tyler McLeod Ana Torres, and Darwin Smith.

The CFRC, 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 Community Foundation for Randolph County, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org.

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 nccommunityfoundation.org.

Media contact

Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer

abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6922