Duplin County Community Foundation awards more than $6,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Duplin County Community Foundation recently announced $6,545 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund. 

This year the board granted:

  • $1,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Duplin County Star Pupils
  • $1,000 to Pet Friends of Duplin County for Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program
  • $750 to Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines for Duplin County Community Outreach Program
  • $1,000 to Duplin County Sheriff’s Office DARE Program for general operational support
  • $800 to Duplin Christian Outreach Ministries for DCOM/Feed Our Hungry Children/Summer Backpacks
  • $795 to Rones Chapel Area Community Center (RCACC) for Child Safety Background Investigation (BI) Cost Support
  • $750 to Mediation Center of Eastern Carolina – Duplin for MCEC Duplin Youth Enrichment: Peace Garden
  • $450 to North Carolina Symphony Society for Music Discovery for Duplin County Preschoolers

Bob Kornegay, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Duplin County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” he said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”