Franklin County Community Foundation awards more than $4,000 in grants

The board of advisors of the Franklin County Community Foundation has awarded $4,030 in local grants from its community grantmaking fund and the Franklin County Education Fund Endowment.

The board granted:

“Giving is an act of gratitude, and we could not be more thankful that we can support these important local organizations,” said Pamela Andrejev, advisory board president of the Franklin County Community Foundation. “Together, we can help Franklin County thrive.”

The Franklin County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. For further information, contact Dawn Neighbors, NCCF community leadership officer, at

About the Franklin County Community Foundation

The Franklin County Community Foundation (FCCF) was founded in 1991 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants, and leveraging leadership and partnerships – all for the benefit of Franklin County.

The FCCF board advises the Franklin County Community Fund and the Franklin County Education Fund Endowment to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.

Advisory board members live and work in Franklin County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Andrejev, board members include Gerald Lloyd (vice president), Cherry Ayscue (secretary), Diane Fleming, Holt Kornegay, Ruth Wheless, Zelma Williams and Melissa Wolfe.

The FCCF makes it easy to support your community. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time or contribute to an existing fund in any amount. Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Franklin County Community Foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $217 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships.

NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

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