Futrell-Maudlin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount and Edgecombe Charitable Foundation award more than $90,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of both the Futrell-Maudlin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount and the Edgecombe Charitable Foundation recently announced $90,980 in local grant awards from their respective community grantmaking funds.

This year the Futrell-Maudlin board granted:

  • $500 to the Association for Learning Disabled and Handicapped for 2019 Summer School for Exceptional students
  • $540 to Baskerville Elementary School for the Running Club
  • $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Nash/Edgecombe Counties for the Formula for Impact - Greater Rocky Mount
  • $500 to the Buck Leonard Assoc. for Sports & Human Enrichment, Inc for the Growing-up STEAM-WiseYouth Excursion Project
  • $5,000 to the Down East Partnership for Children for sustaining the family resource center
  • $3,000 to My Sister's House for general operating support
  • $2,000 to PATCH, Inc. for Project HOPE
  • $10,000 to the Peacemakers Family Center (Church on the Rise) for the Freedom School
  • $750 to Special Olympics North Carolina for Special Olympics North Carolina - Nash County
  • $2,250 to the STEP Strategic Twin-Counties Education Partnership for the #workHERE program
  • $2,000 to Teach For America - Eastern North Carolina for supporting leaders for education in Rocky Mount
  • $3,000 to the REACH Center for the SOAR (Striving On A Regular) program
  • $2,000 to the Wright's Center, Inc. for general operating support
  • $3,000 to TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) for residential substance abuse recovery services for individuals from Rocky Mount
  • $5,000 to United Community Ministries for the House the Children program
  • $4,500 to the Williford Family Resource Center for the "Books, Breakfast and More" program

This year the ECF board granted:

  • $1,300 to the Association for Learning Disabled and Handicapped for tutoring in Edgecombe County for exceptional students
  • $2,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Nash/Edgecombe Counties for the Formula for Impact - Edgecombe County program
  • $1,000 to the Buck Leonard Assoc. for Sports & Human Enrichment, Inc for the Growing-up STEM-Wise Excursion Project
  • $2,000 to the Community Medicine Foundation Inc.-VOICE for general operating support
  • $2,000 to the Down East Partnership for Children for sustaining the Family Resource Center
  • $1,500 to the Edgecombe County Cultural Arts Council, Inc. for Happening on the Common - 2019
  • $2,500 to the Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines for the Edgecombe County Girl Scout Leadership Experience
  • $2,000 to Michaels Angels Girls Club for the GRASP(Grades Raised-up and Sustained Programming): Cultural Exploration program
  • $3,500 to the North Edgecombe High School Athletic Department for the North Edgecombe Player Safety Initiative
  • $5,000 to the Peacemakers Family Center (Church on the Rise) for the Freedom School
  • $1,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Edgecombe County
  • $2,000 to the STEP Strategic Twin-Counties Education Partnership for the Twin-Counties STEM Design Challenge
  • $4,450 to Tarboro Community Outreach for feeding the hungry
  • $2,000 to Teach For America - Eastern North Carolina for supporting leaders for education in Edgecombe County
  • $2,690 to the Town of Tarboro for the Downtown Live Summer Music Series
  • $2,000 to the Truth Foundational Ministries CDC Inc (TFM) for the food pantry
  • $5,000 to United Community Ministries for the House the Children program

Sam Johnson, Futrell-Maudlin board president and Jane Thorne, ECF board president, thanked the community for its support of the Futrell-Maudlin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount and the Edgecombe Charitable Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” Johnson said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community,” Thorne said.