Community grants available from the Yadkin County Community Foundation (February 2022)

The board of advisors of the Yadkin 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 Yadkin County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Awarded proposals have historically averaged $1,500 although the board will review requests up to $5,000. Total grantmaking will not exceed $21,000.

Applications are available beginning Friday, March 4. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for applications is noon on Tuesday, April 5.

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 Yadkin County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

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

For further information, contact Tyran Hill, NCCF program officer, at or (828) 772-1886.

About the Yadkin County Community Foundation

The Yadkin County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, and partner for donors. The YCCF was founded in 1999 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 Yadkin County.

The YCCF board advises the Yadkin County Legacy Fund to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members in live and work in Yadkin County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Fagerli, board members include Mark Diachenko (vice president), David Brown (secretary/treasurer), Gertrude Adams, Rita Anthony, Chris Funk, Todd Martin, Darrell McCormick, Chad Mann, Lincoln Miller, Robert Reavis, Walter Smith, Mary Katherine Taylor, Barbara Todd, and Donna Willingham.

The Yadkin County Community Foundation, through 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 Yadkin 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.

The 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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