Granville County Community Foundation awards more than $17,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Granville County Community Foundation recently announced $17,165 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, the Martha Frances Pruitt Endowment Fund, the Avery Legacy Fund and the Dr. and Mrs. C. Bryan Finch Endowment Fund.

This year the board granted:

  • $1,000 to The American Red Cross Serving Eastern NC Region for Granville County Disaster Cycle Services
  • $2,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Granville County
  • $1,625 to Shepherd Youth Ranch for program marketing
  • $3,000 to Granville County Local Organizing Committee Corp. for SWAG Tutorial Services
  • $1,400 to Oak Hill Heritage House Museum and Research Library for expenses related to snacks and printed materials for Tutorial Connection: Each One, Reach One, Teach One
  • $1,300 to The John Chavis Historical Society for facility rental and printing to host a multicultural festival featuring multicultural performers
  • $3,100 to Granville County Extension Volunteer Association for Backpack Buddies
  • $1,200 to the Autism Society of North Carolina for 2019-2020 Camp Royall Scholarships
  • $1,540 to TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) for residential substance abuse recovery services for individuals from Granville County
  • $1,000 to the North Carolina Symphony Society for ensembles in the schools for Granville County students

Betsy Stovall, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Granville County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” she said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”