Onslow Caring Communities Foundation awards more than $85,000 in grants

The board of advisors of the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation has awarded $85,670 in local grants from its community grantmaking fund, the Onslow County Youth Fund and the Dallas Fred Allen Endowment.

The board granted:

“Nonprofits are a bedrock of our community, and we are honored to support them,” said Robert M. Sheegog, advisory board president of the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation. “We hope these grants will make an impact in Onslow County and help our community to thrive.”

The Onslow Caring Communities Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF). For further information, contact Natalie Jenkins Peel, NCCF community leadership officer, at npeel@nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the Onslow Caring Communities Foundation

The Onslow Caring Communities Foundation (OCCF) was founded in 2000 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants, and leveraging leadership and partnerships – all for the benefit of Onslow County.

The OCCF board advises the 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 Sheegog, board members include Susan Stevenson (vice president), Korene Z. Phillips Marsh (secretary), Ann Marie Raymond (treasurer), Pete Burgess, Julie Henderson, Joseph Jarman, Ann Maready, Robert Kevin McConnell, Debbi Ray Rouse, Julee Efird Sewell, Steve W. Wangerin and Gregory J. Williams.

The OCCF makes it easy to support your community. 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/Onslow.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $217 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $400 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.

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. 

Media contact
Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6922