New Hanover County Community Foundation awards nearly $52,000 in grants

The New Hanover County Community Foundation, a North Carolina Community Foundation affiliate, has awarded $51,830 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

“These grants are possible because of the ongoing support we have from the community,” said Ronald Copley, advisory board president of the New Hanover County Community Foundation. “They will help make New Hanover County a better place to live and work.”

Funds for 2024 grants came 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. Each year, NHCCF’s local volunteer advisory board uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to eligible local organizations, including nonprofits, local governments, schools and churches.

Visit to learn more about NHCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation. For information about NHCCF, contact the eastern region community leadership officer.

New Hanover County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members
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 Copley, board members include Charles Earney (secretary/treasurer), Angie Brewer, Justin Burgess, Henry Cherry, Chris Coudriet, Charlotte Davis, Eldridge Dodson, Donna Flake, Martin Green, Chris Hoenig, Patrick Moore, Hollis Moye Ray, Jane Rippy, Frankie Roberts, David Sweyer, JD Swart and Anna van Rens Taylor.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation
The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.
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