Onslow Caring Communities Foundation awards more than $34,000 in local grants

Onslow Caring Communities Foundation board members and grantee representatives gather for a photo at this year’s grant awards ceremony where $34,880 in local grants were awarded.

The board of advisors of the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation recently announced $34,880 in local awards from the community grantmaking fund and the Dallas Fred Allen Endowment at a grant awards ceremony.

This year the board granted:

  • $3,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for the Star Pupils Onslow County program
  • $2,280 to the City of Jacksonville for the HARMONY Youth Grants Board Philanthropy Initiative program
  • $2,500 to Sturgeon City of Jacksonville for the Sturgeon City Program Expansion program
  • $1,500 to the Salvation Army for Project Reclaim
  • $3,500 to United Way of Onslow County for the Volunteer Onslow program
  • $650 to the American Heart Association for the CPR in Schools: Training the Next Generation of Lifesavers program
  • $1,450 to the Meditation Center of Eastern Carolina- Duplin for the Onslow County Teen Court program
  • $20,000 to the Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary for the Come Find Your CENTER (Caring, Eco-Therapy, Nature, Tranquility, Environment, Raptors) program

Debbi Ray Rouse, board president, thanked the community for its support of the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so important to our community,” she said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation and our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”