Swain County Community Foundation awards more than $10,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Swain County Community Foundation recently announced $10,120 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund and the Youth are our Future Endowment.

The board granted:

For further information, contact Colby Martin, NCCF community leadership officer, at cmartin@nccommunityfoundation.org or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the Swain County Community Foundation

The Swain County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. The SCCF was founded in 1992 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 Swain County.

The SCCF board advises both the Swain County Unrestricted Endowment Fund and the Youth are our Future Endowment to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members in live and work in Swain County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. Board members include: Terry Bevino, Jason Boston, Ashley Butcher, Regina Mathis, Brandy Monteith, Karen Proctor, Christine Roth and Cindy Thompson.

The Swain County Community 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 Swain County Community 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.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The NCCF 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. 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.

Media contact

For more information: info@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-828-4387