Duplin County Community Foundation awards nearly $22,000 in grants

The Duplin County Community Foundation (DCCF) has awarded $21,960 in grants to programs supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

The grants were supported by three DCCF endowment funds: the community grantmaking fund, the Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement fund and the Family Cooperative fund. The Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement fund supports youth programs in Duplin County, while the Family Cooperative fund supports youth education and development, education, animal welfare, domestic violence, and services for seniors in Duplin County.

“We are grateful to our nonprofits that give back so much to our community and honored to provide these grants,” said Bob Kornegay, advisory board president of the Duplin County Community Foundation. “We are also grateful for our funders that make this work possible.”

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 local nonprofit organizations.

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 Natalie Jenkins Peel at npeel@nccommunityfoundation.org.

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 (NCCF) 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. 

Media contact
Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6922