Lenoir County Community Foundation awards more than $8,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Lenoir County Community Foundation recently announced $8,600 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund and the Warren and Barbara Perry Fund.

This year the board granted:

  • $1,000 to Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines for Lenoir County Girl Scout Leadership Experience
  • $2,500 to Hope Restorations, Inc. for Hope Restorations Rebuilding Lives, Rebuilding East Kinston
  • $800 to Kinston-Lenoir County Friends of the Library for Building STEM Skills in Lenoir County
  • $1,050 to NC United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries, Inc. for stablishing a need-based scholarship for environmental education and teambuilding at Camp Don Lee
  • $550 to Pink Hill Elementary for” In the Groove and On the Move”
  • $1,200 to R.A.D.D., Inc. for their annual day trip
  • $1,500 to the Young Women’s Outreach Center for the “Good GANG” Women Support Program

Frances Theodorakis, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Lenoir 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.”