Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement awards more than $48,000 in local grants

A recent celebration included board members and grantees of both the Duplin affiliate grants awards program and the Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement.


The board of advisors of the Duplin Foundation for Youth Advancement recently announced $48,283 in local grant awards.

This year the board granted:

  • $1,500 to the Wallace Police Department for the PD with the Pups program
  • $2,500 to the Town of Faison Recreation and Wellness Center for the Sports equal Health equals Safety program
  • $5,000 to the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office for the DARE Program
  • $3,000 to Beulaville Elementary GOTR/STRIDE for general operating support
  • $5,000 to Duplin Christian Outreach Ministries for the Feed Our Hungry Children and Backpack Ministry programs
  • $4,913 to Friends of the Wallace Parks for the Music in the Park program
  • $3,500 to James Sprunt Community College for the Spartan Hour program
  • $5,000 to Diversity Nurtures Achievement Community Youth Center for the DNA Afterschool Enrichment program
  • $5,000 to Kenansville Eastern Missionary Baptist Association (KEMBA) for the Youth Day Series program
  • $3,000 to Cultivating Stalk & STEM for the STEAM Enrichment program
  • $4,978 to the Meditation Center of Eastern Carolina- Duplin for the Duplin County Teen Court and Youth Enrichment program
  • $4,892 to the Thelma Dingus Bryant Library for the Parade of Pages program

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