Community grants available from the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount and the Edgecombe Charitable Foundation

The board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation and the Edgecombe Charitable Foundation are currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofits that serve general needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general community needs in Nash and Edgecombe counties. Grants will be awarded from the community grantmaking funds and in Edgecombe County, from the Mary Ferebee Howard Endowment Fund. Applications are available online beginning July 12 and the deadline for applications is noon August 13.

“This is a great opportunity for local nonprofits to expand their impact in our community,” said Sam Johnson, FMCF board president.

“We are excited to partner with nonprofit leaders to create lasting change in the community,” said Jane Thorne, ECF board president.