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

The Swain County Community Foundation (SCCF) has awarded $11,220 in grants to programs supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from SCCF’s community grantmaking fund, and the Youth Are Our Future Endowment.

“We are proud to support these efforts with funding and appreciate the good work that these organizations do,” said Karen Proctor, advisory board president of the Swain County Community Foundation.

SCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, SCCF uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to local nonprofit organizations. 

Learn more about SCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at nccommunityfoundation.org/Swain. For further information about SCCF, contact Colby Martin at cmartin@nccommunityfoundation.org.

Swain County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Swain County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Proctor, board members include Christine Roth (vice president), Cindy Allison Thompson (secretary/treasurer), Terry Bevino, Janine Crisp, Regina Mathis, Misty Sneed and Carol Sussman.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the only statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered over $243 million in grants since 1988. With more than $440 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments and partners with a network of affiliates to award grants and scholarships in communities across the state.

An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure rural philanthropy has a voice at the local, regional and national levels. 

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