The board of advisors of the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation recently announced $60,630 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, the Onslow Youth Fund, and the Dallas Fred Allen Fund.
The board granted:
Debbi Rouse, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation. “These grants would not be possible without the many generous individuals who have supported our community foundation through the years,” she said. “Giving is an act of joy and we could not be more thankful to support these important organizations.”
The Onslow Caring Communities Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. The OCCF was founded in 2000 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 Onslow County. The OCCF board advises the Onslow Caring Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members live and work in Onslow County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Rouse, board members include: Robert Sheegog (vice president), Korene Marsh (secretary), Ann Marie Raymond (treasurer), Pete Burgess, Julie Henderson, Joseph Jarman, Ann Maready, Kevin McConnell, Julee Sewell, Susan Stevenson, Steve Wangerin and Gregory Williams. The Onslow Caring Communities 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 Onslow Caring Communities 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
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 nccommunityfoundation.org.
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