The Women’s Fund of North Carolina, held by the North Carolina Community Foundation, recently awarded $16,000 in grants to organizations across the state, according to Leslie Ann Jackson, director of grants and scholarships. “We are so pleased to support important programming throughout North Carolina that helps to improve the lives of women and children,” she said. “We are seeing a lot of good work.”
Grants in 2018 were awarded to:
'The Women's Fund of North Carolina was founded to establish a permanent endowment dedicated to improving the quality of lives of women and children, encourage philanthropic giving among women and to assign a higher priority to issues and concerns of women and their families. The competitive grants program is generally announced in the summer, with grants awarded in the fall. The grants committee is comprised of representatives of NCCF’s local women’s giving networks. NCCF supports seven regionally based giving programs across the state.