Wilson County Community Foundation awards $4,000 in grants

The Wilson County Community Foundation (WCCF) has awarded $4,000 in grants to programs supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from WCCF’s community grantmaking fund.

“Giving is an act of gratitude, and we are so pleased to offer these grants” said Matthew Garrett, advisory board president of the Wilson County Community Foundation. “And we have much to be thankful for because of the great work these organizations are doing.”

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

Learn more about WCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at nccommunityfoundation.org/Wilson. For further information about WCCF, contact Dawn Neighbors at dneighbors@nccommunityfoundation.org.

Wilson County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

Advisory board members live and work in Wilson County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Garrett, board members include Colleen Etheridge, Dante Pittman, Bill Shreve, Page Thomas Smith, Judi Thurston and William Blake Tucker.

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