Warren County Community Foundation awards $2,580 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Warren County Community Foundation recently announced $2,580 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund.

Grants were made to the following:

Richard Hunter, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Warren County Community Foundation. “We’re proud to make grants to create real change in our community,” he said. “These organizations are meeting critical local needs that we are proud to support, today and every day.”

For further information, contact Dawn Neighbors, NCCF community leadership officer, at dneighbors@nccommunityfoundation.org or (910) 292-4437 or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the Warren County Community Foundation

The Warren County Community Foundation (WCCF) is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes, partner for donors, and affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. The WCCF was founded in 1999 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 Warren County.

The WCCF board advises the Warren County Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members in live and work in Warren County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs, and access opportunities. In addition to Hunter, board members include: Barbara Brayboy, Vice President; Linda Browne, Secretary; Bob Lesser, Treasurer; Sears Bugg; Jennifer Franks; Chalis Henderson; Cheryl Reddish; Candy White; and Jason Young.

The Warren 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 Warren 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