The board of directors of the Craven County Community Foundation announces 2015 awards from its Community grant making fund, the Richard Chapman Cleve Fund and the Nelson Family Memorial Endowment Fund, according to Mrs. Alice Tolson, CCCF board president.
Grants totaling $115,630 were awarded in a ceremony Monday evening, Aug. 24th at First Citizens Bank, New Bern.
Nonprofit award recipients include:
John Kirkland, Craven County board member and grants chair, thanked the community for support of the Craven County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Craven County’s community fund.” He added that the Craven County Community Foundation was also thankful for the legacy of generosity left by the Cleve endowment and the Nelson Family Memorial endowment.
The Craven County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, (NCCF). Tax-deductible contributions can be made to the Craven County Community Fund, which is administered by the NCCF. Contributions should be made payable to the Craven County Community Fund and mailed to P.O. Box 3411, New Bern, NC 28564.