Montgomery County Fund awards more than $46,000 in grants

The Montgomery County Fund, a North Carolina Community Foundation affiliate, has awarded $46,200 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

“These organizations and schools are critical anchors in our community,” said Michael Hayes, advisory board president of the Montgomery County Fund. “We are honored to be able to support their important work through these grants.”

Funds for 2024 grants came from MCF’s community grantmaking fund. Each year, MCF’s local volunteer advisory board uses dollars from its endowment fund to make grants to eligible local organizations, including nonprofits, local governments, schools and churches.

Visit to learn more about MCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation. For information about MCF, contact the central region community leadership officer.

MCF Advisory Board Members. Back row, from left: Jan Ray, Teddi Benson, Patti Daniels, Nancy Jenkins, Elizabeth Dozier, Melissa Taylor. Front row (seated), from left: Gary McRae, Michael Hayes, Will Carpenter. Not pictured: Jack Cagle, Dana Dawson, Telena Gooch, Craig Jones and Vera Richardson. 

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 Hayes, board members include Will Carpenter (vice president), Melissa Taylor (secretary), Teddi Benson, Jack Cagle, Patti Daniels, Dana Dawson, Elizabeth Dozier, Telena Gooch, Nancy Jenkins, Craig Jones, Gary McRae, Jan Ray, and Vera Richardson.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation
The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.
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