Macon County Community Foundation awards more than $15,000 in grants

The Macon County Community Foundation has awarded $15,020 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

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

“By working together, we can help Macon County thrive,” said Regina Lupoli, advisory board president of the Macon County Community Foundation. “These organizations play a critical role in that effort, and they merit our support.”

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

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

Macon County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Macon County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Lupoli, board members include David Moore (vice president), Karen M. Stiwinter (secretary), Kevin Holland, Adriana Kirchman, Faviola Olvera, Bonnie Potts and “TJ” Smith.

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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