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

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

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving the local community in Vance County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $500 to $1,000.

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

“We are honored to be able to offer grants to local nonprofits to help them build their impact in our community,” said Wendy Meyer-Goodwin, board president. “Vance County is a better place because of our nonprofit organizations.”

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

About the Vance County Community Foundation

The Vance County Community Foundation (VCCF) is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, and partner for donors. The VCCF was founded in 1997 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 Vance County.

The VCCF board advises the Vance 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 Vance County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Meyer-Goodwin, board members include Terri Hedrick (secretary), Sarah Baskerville, Nikki Cheatham, Uriah Ford, Cheryl Tabarella-Redd, Amy Russell, Jason Spriggs, Sara “Bebe” Wester, and Lee Christine Williams.

The Vance 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 Vance 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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