Jones County Community Foundation awards more than $3,000 in grants

The Jones County Community Foundation has awarded $3,740 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

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

“It’s a privilege to support these fine organizations,” said Joan Taylor, advisory board president of the Jones County Community Foundation. “They help strengthen our community in countless ways.”

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

Learn more about JCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at For further information about JCCF, contact the Eastern Community Leadership Officer.

Jones County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Jones County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Taylor, board members include Wendy Winslow (vice president), Maria Robles (secretary/treasurer), Jason Andrews, Eddie M. Banks, Joanna Carr, Bob Jolly, Charles C. Jones III, Mimi Roberson, Sarah Ware, Gloria Wiggins and Michael A. Wilder.

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

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