New Hanover County Community Foundation awards nearly $50,000 in grants

The board of advisors of the New Hanover County Community Foundation has awarded $49,500 in local grants.

The board granted:

  • $2,500 to A Safe Place (The Centre of Redemption) for a minor prevention program, EmpoweredMe!
  • $3,000 to the Assistance League of Greater Wilmington for Project Operation School Bell
  • $4,690 to Bread for Life Senior Pantry for general operating support
  • $2,500 to Brooklyn Arts Music Academy for the Music Is Life! program
  • $3,500 to Cape Fear Guardian Ad Litem Association for the Help a Kid Be a Kid program
  • $2,500 to Diaper Bank of North Carolina for Distributing Dignity: Meeting Diaper Need in New Hanover County
  • $5,000 to Domestic Violence Shelter & Services for general operating support
  • $5,150 to Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear for the Prevention Matters program
  • $1,160 to Historic Wilmington Foundation for roof and windows at Giblem Lodge
  • $3,000 to NSEA Swim for the 2022-23 NSEA Swimclusion program
  • $2,500 to Open House Youth Shelter of Coastal Horizons Center for program support
  • $2,500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils New Hanover County
  • $4,000 to The Carousel Center for helping children heal from abuse
  • $5,000 to Tides Inc. for general operating support and development
  • $2,500 to YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina for YMCA afterschool scholarships

Funds come from NHCCF’s community grantmaking fund, the 1898 Memorial Endowment, the Food Bank of Coastal Carolina Fund, the Lucille Murchison Marvin Fund and the Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment.

“We’re excited to make these grants in support our of community,” said Justin Burgess, president of the New Hanover County Community Foundation. “These organizations are meeting critical needs in New Hanover and we are proud to support their work.”

The New Hanover County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. For further information, contact Natalie Jenkins Peel, NCCF community leadership officer, at npeel@nccommunityfoundation.org or 252-562-9824.

About the New Hanover County Community Foundation

The New Hanover County Community Foundation (NHCCF) was founded in 1987 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants, and leveraging leadership and partnerships – all for the benefit of New Hanover County.

The NHCCF board advises several funds, including the community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.

Advisory board members live and work in New Hanover County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Burgess, board members include Charles Earney (treasurer), Anna Van Rens Taylor (secretary), Jonathan Alper, Ned Barclay, Patrick Boykin, Ronald Copley, Eldridge Dodson, Stephen W. Gaskins, Frank Gibson, Martin Green, Chris Hoenig, Patrick Moore, Hollis Moye Ray, Jane Rippy, Frankie Roberts and Kristi Sullivan.

The NHCCF makes it easy to support your community. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time or contribute to an existing fund in any amount. Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the New Hanover County Community Foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org/New-Hanover.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $217 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships.

NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels. 

Media contact
Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6922

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