New Hanover County Community Foundation awards more than $50,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the New Hanover County Community Foundation recently announced $50,860 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, the Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment Fund, the 1898 Memorial Fund and the Lucille Murchison Marvin Fund.

This year the board granted:

  • $6,000 to The Carousel Center for general operating support
  • $2,500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils New Hanover County
  • $2,500 to Wilmington Family YMCA for Hurricane Relief- Childcare and Youth Development Programs
  • $3,000 to Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear for Families Forward Transitional Housing
  • $2,500 to DREAMS of Wilmington, Inc. for Career-Readiness through Digital Music Production
  • $7,000 to Cape Fear Guardian Ad Litem Association for “Help A Kid Be A Kid”
  • $4,180 to “Bread for Life…” for enhanced nutrition program
  • $4,000 to Community Enrichment Initiatives, Inc. for MLK Community Kitchen
  • $6,680 to Assistance League of Greater Wilmington for Operation School Bell
  • $4,500 for Good Shepherd Ministries of Wilmington, Inc. for Food Services
  • $3,000 to Domestic Violence Shelter and Services, Inc. for general operating support
  • $5,000 to Cape Fear Museum for 1898 Wilmington Race Riot Education

Kristi Sullivan, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the New Hanover County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” she said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”