Unifour Foundation Endowment awards more than $260,000 in grants

The Unifour Foundation Endowment, a fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation, has awarded $262,740 in grants to organizations supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

“We’re happy to provide support to these many nonprofits for the valuable work they do in our communities,” said Tamara Coley, advisory board president of the Unifour Foundation Endowment.

Caldwell House volunteers with food for their Nourishing Recovery Progam.
The Caldwell House received a $10,000 grant to provide healthy, well-balanced meals for residents who are dealing with substance abuse disorder.

The Unifour Foundation Endowment was created in 1998 with the proceeds from the sale of the Hickory Merchants Association’s credit reporting company to Equifax. The Unifour Foundation Endowment promotes general welfare among citizens in the four counties that comprise the Unifour area: Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba. Each year, Unifour’s advisory board uses dollars from its endowment fund to make grants to eligible local organizations, including nonprofits, local governments, schools and churches.

Visit nccommunityfoundation.org/unifour to learn more about Unifour and its work in the community.

Unifour Foundation Endowment Advisory Board Members
Advisory board members live and work in the four counties above, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Coley, board members include Suzan Anderson (president-elect), Nancy Bledsoe, Susan Gray, Marshall Jolly, Amy Moore and Jamie Treadaway.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation
The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.
For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org.

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