Community grants available from the Granville County Community Foundation (March 2022)

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

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Granville County and will be awarded from the Martha Frances Pruitt Endowment Fund, Dr. and Mrs. C. Bryan Finch Endowment, and Annette Clark Endowment. Grants typically range from $1,000 to $4,000.

Applications are available beginning April 1. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is May 3 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 Granville County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

“Our community is better off because of our nonprofit organizations,” said Charlie Gunn, board president. “We are thrilled to continue serving Granville County organizations through these grants.”

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

About the Granville County Community Foundation

The Granville County Community Foundation (GCCF) is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, and partner for donors. The GCCF was founded in 2007 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 Granville County.

The GCCF board advises the Granville 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 Granville County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Gunn, board members include Roderick Allison, Everett Byrd, Jason Finch, Joyce Fischer, Paige Little, Harry Mills, Crystal Satterwhite, Betsy Stovall, Amy Williams, the Rev. Richard Williams, and Xavier Wortham.

The Granville County Community Foundation, through the 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 Granville 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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