Wilson County Community Foundation awards more than $4,000 in grants

The Wilson County Community Foundation has awarded $4,500 in grants to organizations supporting the local community. 

The board of advisors granted: 

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

“We’re happy to support these local organizations,” said Matthew Garrett, advisory board president of the Wilson County Community Foundation. “They do such important work in our community.” 

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 nonprofits that help the local community.  

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 the Central Community Leadership Officer 

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 and Judi Thurston.  

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. 

Media contact 

Hannah Hogewood, Marketing & Communications Manager 
hhogewood@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6901