Franklin County Community Foundation awards more than $5,000 in grants

The Franklin County Community Foundation has awarded $5,100 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from FCCF’s community grantmaking fund.

“These local organizations deserve our support,” said Pamela Andrejev, advisory board president of the Franklin County Community Foundation. “And there’s no better place to invest than in your own community.”

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

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

Franklin County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

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 Cherry Ayscue (secretary), Diane P. Fleming, Holt Kornegay, Ruth Wheless, and Zelma Williams.

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