Robeson County Community Foundation awards more than $11,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Robeson County Community Foundation recently announced $11,740 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund.

This year the board granted:

  • $1,250 to UNC Pembroke Entrepreneurship/Incubator-Thomas Center for Entrepreneurship for young entrepreneurs
  • $1,000 to Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines for Robeson County Girl Scout Leadership Experience
  • $1,000 to Robeson County Partnership for Children, Inc. for Exploration Station Summer STEAM Camp
  • $1,290 to Robeson County Humane Society to purchase a commercial washer
  • $1,000 to Pembroke Housing Authority for Healthy Aging in Creative Arts
  • $1,000 to Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill for Robeson County Cares Fund
  • $2,000 to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke-Office for Regional Initiatives for the 2020 Women’s Empowerment Summit
  • $1,200 to Arrested Potential, Inc. for general program support
  • $1,000 to CIS of Robeson County for BakPak Pals
  • $1,000 to Red Springs Art Council for Third Saturday at the Farmers Market

Kenny Biggs, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Robeson County Community Foundation. “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.”