Lee County Community Foundation awards local grants

The board of advisors of the Lee County Community Foundation announces 2015 awards from its community fund, according to Oliver Crawley Jr., board president.

This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

Crawley thanked the community for their support of the Lee County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Lee County’s community fund.”

Lee County Community Foundation board members enjoyed taking the opportunity to meet with the staff of The Salvation Army of Lee County and Communities in Schools of Lee County about the different programs offered to children.

The Lee County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) established in 1996. Tax-deductible contributions can be made to this Fund, which is administered by the NCCF. Contributions should be made payable to the Lee County Community Fund and mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, Landmark Center, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609.

For information on the Lee County Community Foundation and its community fund, contact Oliver Crawley at 919-777-9823 or Mary Anne Howard Regional Associate, at 919-256-6924.