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

The board of advisors of the Greene County Community Foundation will begin accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Greene County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $500 to $1,500.

Applications are available beginning July 22. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org/Greene 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 Greene County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“The nonprofits serving our local community do wonderful work and we are honored to support them,” said Rick Davis, board president. “Greene County is better because of their efforts and we’re grateful to support them.”

For further information, contact Anne Sorhagen, NCCF program officer, at asorhagen@nccommunityfoundation.org or 910-202-6727.

About the Greene County Community Foundation

The Greene County Community Foundation (GCCF) was founded in 2004 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 Greene 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 Greene County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Davis, board members include Jody Tyson (vice president), Susan Beaman (secretary/treasurer), Trey Cash, Erika Churchill, Judy Davenport, Yuvonka Davis, Vanessa Hardy, Ray Holloman, Louis Joyner, Stephen Kearney, Christie Mozingo, Rebecca Pate and Michael Rhodes.

The Greene 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 Greene 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 nccommunityfoundation.org/Greene.

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. 

Media contact
Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6922