Northern Albemarle Community awards $18,100 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Northern Albemarle Community Foundation recently announced $18,100 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund and the Judge Thomas Watts Memorial Endowment.

The board granted:

Rodney Walton, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Northern Albemarle Community Unrestricted Fund.  “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” he said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”

For further information, contact Natalie Jenkins Peel, NCCF community leadership officer, at or visit the NCCF website at

About the Northern Albemarle Community Foundation

The Northern Albemarle Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. The NACF was founded 2001 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants and leverages leadership – all for the benefit of Pasquotank, Perquimans, Camden and Gates counties. The NACF board advises the Northern Albemarle Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs and the Judge Thomas Watts Fund. The competitive grants program is held annual. Advisory board members live and work in Pasquotank, Perquimans, Camden, and Gates counties, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Walton, board members include: Becky Elliott (vice president), Brenda Lassiter (treasurer and secretary), Dan Askew, Brian Beasley, Phyllis Bosomworth, Angela Judge, David Pureza, Nicole Staton, Jim Watson and Matt Wood. The Northern Albemarle Community Foundation, through the NCCF, makes it easy to become a philanthropist, whatever your means or charitable goals. 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 Northern Albemarle 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

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $184 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $290 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. The 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. For more information, visit

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