Jones County nonprofits awarded more than $26,000 in Hurricane Florence recovery grants from the North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

The board of advisors of the Jones County Community Foundation recently awarded $26,250 in recovery grants from the North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund to support the long-term recovery of the local community from Hurricane Florence.

Grants received include:

·         $8,750 to Jones County Community Development Corporation

·         $8,750 to the Filling Station

·         $8,750 to Jones County RISE

The grants were made from the NCCF Disaster Relief Fund’s initial grantmaking allocations to support long-term recovery and meet unmet needs from Hurricane Florence in Jones County.

“These grants are critical to the long-term recovery of Jones County from Hurricane Florence,” said Charles C. Jones III, JCCF board president. “The North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund is a pivotal resource to our local community thanks to the generosity of many donors who gave to help eastern North Carolina.”