Montgomery County Fund awards more than $37,400 in grants

The board of advisors of the Montgomery County Fund recently announced it has awarded more than $37,400 in local grants from its community grantmaking fund.

The board granted:

“The board members of the Montgomery County Fund are honored to provide grants that support these vital programs in our local community,” said Will Carpenter, president of the Montgomery County Fund advisory board. “We also are thankful for the many generous individuals and organizations who have joined us in this work.”

 The Montgomery County Fund is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. For further information, contact Dawn Neighbors, NCCF community leadership officer, at or (910) 292-4437. 

About the Montgomery County Fund

The Montgomery County Fund (MCF) was founded in 1992 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants and leveraging leadership and partnerships — all for the benefit of Montgomery County.

The MCF board advises the community grantmaking fund to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.

Advisory board members live and work in Montgomery County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Carpenter, board members include Michael Hayes (vice president), Melissa Taylor (secretary), Teddi Benson, David Britt, Jack Cagle, Dana Dawson, Elizabeth Dozier, Nancy Jenkins, Craig Jones, Earl Leake, Sharon Matheny, Gary McRae and Vera C. Richardson.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Montgomery County Fund, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $217 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships.

NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

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