Duplin County Community Foundation awards nearly $16,000 in grants

The Duplin County Community Foundation has awarded $15,840 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from DCCF’s community grantmaking fund and the Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement fund.

“It’s a privilege to invest in these local organizations,” said Bob Kornegay, advisory board president of the Duplin County Community Foundation. “This support shows how much we value their work.”

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

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

Duplin County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Duplin County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Kornegay, board members include Debra Morrisey (vice president), Brittainy Kildow (secretary), Jayme Jones (treasurer), Wayne Branch, Kimberly Butler, Francisco Diaz, Ed Emory, Todd Minchew and Linda Smith.

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 nccommunityfoundation.org.

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Media contact

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hhogewood@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6901