Vance County Community Foundation awards more than $7,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Vance County Community Foundation announces $7,100 in local awards from its community grantmaking fund.

This year the board will grant:

  • $1,300 to the American Heart Association for the CPR in Schools: Training the Next Generation of Lifesavers program
  • $1,000 to the Autism Society of North Carolina for 2018 Camp Royall program scholarships for Vance County children with autism
  • $1,000 to the Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines for the Vance County Girl Scout Leadership Experience program
  • $1,800 to the Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission for downtown retail staging
  • $1,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for the Star Pupils Vance County program
  • $1,000 to the Triangle Literacy Council for the Constructing Pathways to Prosperity program

Fagan Goodwin, board president, thanked the community for its support of the Vance County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so important to our community,” she said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported the Vance County Community Foundation and our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”