Community grants available from the Harnett County Community Foundation (June 2022)

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

 Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Harnett County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $1,000 to $3,000.

 Applications are available beginning June 24. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is July 26 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 Harnett County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

 “We are happy to offer these grants to our nonprofits to build their impact in our community,” said Patricia Harmon-Lewis, board president. “We hope this will help provide support and keep Harnett County strong.”

 For further information, contact Kelly Lee, NCCF program officer, at

 About the Harnett County Community Foundation

 The Harnett County Community Foundation (HCCF) was founded in 1991 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 Harnett County.

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

 Advisory board members live and work in Harnett County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Harmon-Lews, board members include   Anna Bryant (secretary), Donna Aldredge, Mary Ellen Lauder, Walter Massey, Jerry Milton, Tilghman Pope, Coley Price, M. Townsend Quinn, Rhett Raynor, Emily Sprague, Chris Stewart, David Stephens Kathryn Tart and Hope Tyndall.

 The Harnett 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 Harnett 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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