New Hanover County local nonprofits awarded $49,000 in Hurricane Florence recovery grants from the North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

The board of advisors of the New Hanover County Community Foundation recently awarded $49,000 in recovery grants from the North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund to support the long-term recovery of the local community from Hurricane Florence.

Organizations receiving grants are:

  • $7,000 to Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, Inc. to fund expenses related to home repairs due to Hurricane Florence in New Hanover County
  • $7,000 to Brigade Boys & Girls Club of Wilmington for repairs and insurance deductible incurred due to Hurricane Florence
  • $7,000 to First Fruit Ministries to provide financial support for Hurricane Florence related repairs and to support other disaster expenses in New Hanover County
  • $7,000 to Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to assist with long term efforts to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Florence in New Hanover County
  • $7,000 to Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear to assist with costs of day care facility fencing and camera system damaged in Hurricane Florence
  • $7,000 to Good Shepherd Ministries of Wilmington, Inc. for funding repairs and recovery needs from Hurricane Florence in New Hanover County
  • $7,000 to The Help Hub to support long term disaster recovery from Hurricane Florence in New Hanover County for those who need assistance, supplies and financial assistance

These grants were made from the NCCF Disaster Relief Fund’s initial grantmaking allocations to support long-term recovery and meet unmet needs from Hurricane Florence in New Hanover County.

“These grants are critical to the long-term recovery of Onslow County from Hurricane Florence,” said Kristi Sullivan, NHCCF advisory board president. “The North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund is a pivotal resource to our local community thanks to the generosity of many donors who gave to help eastern North Carolina.”