Johnston County Community Foundation awards nearly $52,000 in grants

The Johnston County Community Foundation, a North Carolina Community Foundation affiliate, has awarded $51,970 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

“These organizations perform a wide variety of critical services in our county,” said Don Boyette, advisory board president of the Johnston County Community Foundation. “Supporting them is an investment in our collective future.”

Funds for 2024 grants came from JCCF’s community grantmaking fund, the Cara Lee Powell Priest Endowment Fund, the Lorraine Cooper Endowment Fund and the Carolina Youth Theatre Fund for Arts Education. Each year, JCCF’s local volunteer advisory board uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to eligible local organizations, including nonprofits, local governments, schools and churches.

Visit to learn more about JCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation. For information about JCCF, contact the central region community leadership officer.

Johnston County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members
Advisory board members live and work in Johnston County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Boyette, board members include LaShawndra White (vice president), Lorine Davis (secretary), Emery Ashley, Wanda Blow, Gwen Canady, Rick Childrey, Michelle Pace-Davis, Margaret W. DiNubila, Nancy Faber, Bill Galloway, Oliver Johnson, Suefan Johnson, Robin Little, Laurie Larson Partlo, and Betsy G. Whittington.

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.
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