New Hanover CCF awards $25,000 in grants

The New Hanover County Community Foundation honored its 2012 grant recipients with a reception on August 16 in Wilmington.  In celebration of the Foundation’s 25th anniversary, the board distributed $25,000 in grant funds to 16 local nonprofits.

The 2012 grant recipients and programs are:

“Bread for Life…” A Gleaning Ministry – Workshops in Chronic Disease Self-Management for Low-Income Seniors

 African American Heritage Foundation of Wilmington – 2013 Martin Luther King Celebration

 American Red Cross – Cape Fear Chapter – Disaster Relief for New Hanover County Residents

 Bellamy Mansion and City of Wilmington – African-American Heritage Booklet

 Cape Fear Literacy Council – Building Capacity: Outreach and Volunteer Management

 Cape Fear Regional Community Development Corporation – Housing Counseling Services Outreach Program

 Carousel Center Inc. – Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

 Community Boys & Girls Club – Volunteers Making a Difference

 Cucalorus Film Foundation – Staff Technical Training

 DREAMS of Wilmington, Inc. – Youth Development through Community Arts Education Toolkit

 Friends of the Battleship North Carolina Inc. – Board Education and Development

 Friends of the NHC Arboretum Ability Garden – Ability Garden Marketing Development

 National Society to Prevent Blindness – New Hanover County Star Pupils Initiative

 North Carolina Pediatric Society Foundation – Community Partnership for Children & Youth in Foster Care

 The Salvation Army, Wilmington, NC – A Day of Staff Enrichment

 Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry Inc. – Rebuilding Homes, Building Community Initiative