Moore County Community Foundation awards $92,600 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Moore County Community Foundation announces $92,600 in awards from its community grantmaking fund, according to J. Hugh Bingham, board president.

This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

  • American Red Cross for emergency services
  • Arts Council of Moore for PAMS Program & Youth Theatre Program
  • Autism Society of North Carolina for 2015 Camp Royall Program Scholarships
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills for Great Futures Start Here Campaign
  • Communities in Schools of Moore County for the A Parent’s Role in Career and College Planning project
  • Companion Animal Clinic of the Sandhills Foundation for equipment replacement
  • Drugs Free Moore County for The SODA pro (shut off drug availability) substance abuse prevention program for adults about youth
  • Family Promise of Moore County for Client Assistance Fund for Emergency and Health-Related Needs
  • Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC for Feed Children, Fueling Futures in Moore County

  • Friends to Friends for From Crisis to Confidence: The Road to Recovery Program
  • Friends of Weymouth Inc. for 2015-16 Chamber Music Concerts at Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities
  • Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines for Girl Scouts Summer Leadership Camp
  • Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills, Inc. for Habitat for Humanity Repair Ministry Project
  • Group Cares for Southern Pines Group Workcamps
  • Monarch for the Monarch Creative Arts and Community Center Technology and Teaching Lab
  • Moore County Choral Society for the Moore County Children’s Chorus
  • Moore County Historical Associate for the re-roof corn crib and dependency shed project

  • Moore County Schools for the VLE Interactive Sensory Room
  • Moore Free Care Clinic for Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management
  • New Horizons Band in the Pines for the Enhanced Performance Project
  • North Carolina Symphony Society, Inc. for Ensembles in the Schools in Moore County
  • North Carolina Theatre Conference for NCTC High School Play Festival at Union Pines High School
  • Northern Moore Family Resource Center for the HOPE (Harnessing Opportunity – Promoting Education) Academy
  • Partners for Children & Families for Kindergarten Transition Innovation Awards

  • Prancing Horse, Inc. for adaptive equipment for wounded warriors & special needs student assistance
  • Pretty In Pink Foundation for the Beyond the Ribbon program
  • Prevent Blindness North Carolina for the Star Pupils Moore County program
  • Sandhills Children’s Center for replacement cots for naps
  • Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care for emergency medical assistance
  • The Arc of Moore County
  • The Friends of Moore County Library System for Season’s Readings

Bingham thanked the community for its support of the Moore County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Moore County’s community fund.”

In addition to Bingham, board members include: Betsy Best (vice president), Randall R. Phillips (immediate past president), Ellen Airs, Cos Barnes, Farrell W. Bushing, Kea Capel, Brantley Clifton, M. Hugh Hinton, Jr., Anita Holt, Steve Kastner, Stephen F. Later, Kelly C. McCrann, Claudia Miller, Daniel Pate, Alice Robbins, Peggy Richardson Sarvis, William P. Saunders, Russell Sugg, Gary Voncannon, Pam Wase and David Woronoff.

The Moore County Community Foundation was established in 1996. Tax-deductible contributions can be made to the Community Grantmaking Fund, which is administered by the NCCF. Contributions should be made payable to the Moore County Community Fund and mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, Landmark Center, 4601 Six Forks Road, Suite 524, Raleigh, NC 27609.

For information on the Moore County Community Foundation and its community grantmaking fund, contact Regional Associate Mary Anne Howard at 919-256-6924.