Craven County Community Foundation awards more than $200,000 in grants

The Craven County Community Foundation has awarded $227,490 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from CCCF’s community grantmaking fund, the Richard Chapman Cleve Fund, the Daugherty Family Fund, the Brian Fisher Endowment, the Harry and Virginia Killian Charitable Endowment, and the Nelson Family Memorial Endowment Fund.

“We’re happy to support these local organizations,” said Peter Moeller, advisory board president of the Craven County Community Foundation. “By working together, we can make our community stronger and more supportive.”

CCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, CCCF uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to nonprofits that help the local community.  

Learn more about CCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at For further information about CCCF, contact the Eastern Community Leadership Officer.

Craven County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Craven County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Moeller, board members include Charles Cushman (vice president), Susan Braaten (secretary), Lee Knott (treasurer), Joseph Anderson, James C. Briley, James Congleton, Trey Ferguson, Marc Finlayson, Joseph Geiger, Brenda George, Pat Glasgow, Omar Gonzalez, Tyler Harris, John King, Jr., Ed Mitchell, Gregory T. Peacock, Dan Pritchett, Dan Roberts, Jonathan Segal, Linda Staunch, Alice Tolson, Susan Ward and Rex Willis.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation is the only statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered over $243 million in grants since 1988. With more than $440 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments and partners with a network of affiliates to award grants and scholarships in communities across the state.

An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure rural philanthropy has a voice at the local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit

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