Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation awards grant to Surry Medical Ministries Foundation

The Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,550 to Surry Medical Ministries Foundation, Inc.

The grant will be used for a financial literacy workshop.

“We’re honored to grant to an organization that helps our community thrive,” said Jay Williams, advisory board president of the Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation. “A financial literacy workshop will aid in creating a healthier, happier more connected community.”

The Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, the Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to nonprofits that help the local community. 

Learn more about the Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at nccommunityfoundation.org/MountAiry-Surry. For further information, contact the Western Community Leadership Officer.  

Mount Airy/Surry County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members 

 Advisory board members live and work in Surry County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Williams, board members include Sam Wagoner (vice president), Chris Duggins (secretary), Carol Burke, Darren Lewis, Morris Samet. 

 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 nccommunityfoundation.org.

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