Women for Women of Pitt County Endowment awards $100,000 in grants

The Women for Women of Pitt County Endowment has awarded $100,000 in local grants from its community grantmaking fund.

The endowment granted:

Women for Women of Pitt County Endowment was founded in 2005 and focuses on supporting nonprofit organizations whose programs or activities create hope, change and a brighter future for women and girls locally. A component fund of the North Carolina Community Foundation since 2020, the endowment has a deep history of grantmaking and community impact in Pitt County and has now made $925,000 in local grants throughout its history.

“Women for Women was started by a group of strong ladies who desired to improve the quality of life for girls and women in Pitt County,” said Kahla Hall, a member of the Women for Women of Pitt County Endowment Grants Committee. “Their legacy continues to be honored through the grants that are being supported this year. The organizations receiving funding have the common goal of creating opportunities to strengthen and improve lives of women and girls in Pitt County.”

For further information, contact Meredith Bell, NCCF donor engagement officer, at (919) 256-6914 or mbell@nccomunityfoundation.org or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (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. 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

Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, 919-256-6922