Community grants available from the Graham County Community Foundation (July 2022)

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

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Graham County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. The minimum grant awarded is $500. 

Applications are available beginning July 22. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is noon on Aug 23.

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 Graham County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“We are excited to be able to provide this opportunity for our nonprofits to expand their impact,” said Brady Cody, board president. “Their work makes Graham County a better place.”

For further information, contact Tyran Hill, NCCF program officer, at or (828) 772-1886.

About the Graham County Community Foundation

The Graham County Community Foundation (GCCF) was founded in 1999 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 Graham County.

The GCCF board advises the community grantmaking fund to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.

Advisory board members live and work in Graham County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Cody, board members include Crystal Cody (vice president), Terri Phillips (secretary/treasurer,) Yvette Carringer, Amanda Daniels and Pam Shaffer.

The Graham County 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 Graham County 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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