Northern Albemarle Community Foundation awards more than $27,000 in grants

The Northern Albemarle Community Foundation has awarded $27,790 in grants to organizations supporting the local community. 

The board of advisors granted: 

Funds for the grants came from NACF’s community grantmaking fund, the Judge Thomas Watts Memorial Endowment, and Winifred Jones Wood Endowment. 

“The community’s generosity enables us to support these great organizations,” said Rebecca Elliott, advisory board president of the Northern Albemarle Community Foundation. “These groups, in turn, help strengthen our community.” 

NACF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, NACF uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to nonprofits that help the local community.  

Learn more about NACF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at For further information about NACF, contact the Eastern Community Leadership Officer 

Northern Albemarle Community Foundation Advisory Board Members 

Advisory board members live and work in Camden, Gates, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Elliott, board members include Brenda Lassiter (secretary/treasurer), Dan Askew, Brian Beasley, Phyllis Bosomworth, La Keisha Lighty, David Pureza, Dana Rabon, Matthew Scribner, Darlene Tuttle, Rodney Walton, James Watson and Matt Wood.  

About the North Carolina Community Foundation 

The North Carolina Community Foundation is the only statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered over $243 million in grants since 1988. With more than $440 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments and partners with a network of affiliates to award grants and scholarships in communities across the state.  

An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure rural philanthropy has a voice at the local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit 

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