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

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

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Robeson County and will be awarded from the:

Grants typically range from $500 to $1,500.

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 Robeson County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

“These grants provide an opportunity for our nonprofits to grow their impact in our community,” said Tim Little, board president. “Their work makes Robeson County stronger and we’re honored to help support them.”

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

About the Robeson County Community Foundation

The Robeson County Community Foundation (RCCF) is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, and partner for donors. The RCCF was founded in 2005 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 Robeson County.

The RCCF board advises the Robeson 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 Robeson County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Little, board members include Sandra Oliver (vice president), Sylvia Pate (treasurer and secretary), Kenny Biggs, John Carter, Sara Hayes, Dennis Hempstead, Bruce Huggins, Bryan Maynor, Linda Metzger, Margarete Klinger Morley, Johnny Robertson, Caroline Sumpter, and Viv Wayne.

The Robeson 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 Robeson 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 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.

North Carolina Community Foundation (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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