The board of advisors of the Vance County Community Foundation has awarded $8,060 in local grants from its community grantmaking fund and the Edna Freeman Murray and Ralph Murray Charitable Fund.
The board granted:
“These organizations are meeting critical local needs,” said Wendy Meyer-Goodwin, advisory board president of the Vance County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support their work, today and every day.”
The Vance County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF). For further information, contact Dawn Neighbors, NCCF community leadership officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vance County Community Foundation (VCCF) was founded in 1997 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants, and leveraging leadership and partnerships – all for the benefit of Vance County.
The VCCF board advises the community grantmaking fund and the Edna Freeman Murray and Ralph Murray Charitable Fund to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.
Advisory board members live and work in Vance County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Meyer-Goodwin, board members include Terri Hedrick (secretary), Sarah Baskerville, Nicki Cheatham, Uriah Ford, Fagan Goodwin, Cheryl Ann Tabarella-Redd, Jason Spriggs, Sara “Bebe” Wester and Lee Christine Williams.
The VCCF makes it easy to support your community. 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 Vance 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/Vance.
The North Carolina Community Foundation 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.
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.
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