Community grants available from the Montgomery County Fund (March 2022)

The board of advisors of the Montgomery County Fund is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $500 to $3,000.

Applications are available beginning March 18. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is April 19 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 Montgomery County Fund, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“Our community is better because of our nonprofit organizations,” said Will Carpenter, board president. “We are thrilled to continue our tradition of serving these institutions in Montgomery County by offering these grants.”

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

About the Montgomery County Fund

The Montgomery County Fund (MCF) is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, and partner for donors. The MCF was founded in 1992 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 Montgomery County.

The MCF board advises the Montgomery County Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members live and work in Montgomery County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Carpenter, board members include Michael Hayes (vice president), Melissa Taylor (secretary), Teddi Benson, David Britt, Jeff Byrum, Jack Cagle, Dana Dawson, Elizabeth Dozier, Nancy Jenkins, Craig Jones, Earl Leake, Sharon Matheny, Gary McRae, Benjy Dunn, and Vera Richardson.

The Montgomery County Fund, 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 Montgomery County Fund, 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. For more information, visit

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