Fund focused on youth poverty, homelessness in northeastern NC awards more than $112,000 in grants

The HCWGMW Endowment, a donor advised fund administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation, has awarded $112,500 in grants to four organizations focused on youth poverty and homelessness. 

The HCWGMW Donor Advised Fund is part of the family of funds of the Northern Albemarle Community Foundation, an affiliate of NCCF, and currently supports projects and programs focused on eliminating poverty and homelessness with youth in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. This year the endowment awarded:  

“Over the past seven years, the HCWGMW Donor Advised Fund has encouraged collaboration around major issues facing our communities and we’re honored to have them in our family of funds,” said Becky Elliott, advisory board president of NACF. “This year’s grantees are working tirelessly to meet community needs related to child poverty, like homelessness and food insecurity.” 

Since 2016, the HCWGMW Donor Advised Fund has provided more than $1 million in grant funding to nonprofits in the four counties served by the Northern Albemarle Community FoundationCamden, Gates, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. For information about the fund, contact NCCF Director of Community Leadership Natalie Jenkins Peel.  

About the North Carolina Community Foundation 
The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.   

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.   

For more information, visit 
Media contact 
Hannah Hogewood, Marketing & Communications Manager, 919-256-6901