Montgomery County Fund awards more than $42,000 in grants

The Montgomery County Fund has awarded $42,380 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

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

“We believe in the work that these local organizations do,” said Will Carpenter, advisory board president of the Montgomery County Fund. “And we’re pleased to demonstrate that through this financial support.”

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

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

Montgomery County Fund Advisory Board Members

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, Jack Cagle, Dana Dawson, Elizabeth Dozier, Nancy Jenkins, Craig Jones, Earl Leake, Gary McRae and Vera C. Richardson.

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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