Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $16,000 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Yadkin County Community Foundation recently announced $16,190 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund.

The board granted:

Tom Fagerli, board president, thanked the community for its continued support of the Yadkin County Community Foundation.  “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that are so vital to the community,” he said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”

For further information, contact Colby Martin, NCCF community leadership officer, atcmartin@nccommunityfoundation.org or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the Yadkin County Community Foundation  

The Yadkin County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. The YCCF 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 Yadkin County.

The YCCF board advises the Yadkin County Legacy Fund to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members in live and work in Yadkin County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities.

In addition to Fagerli, board members include: Mark Diachenko (vice president), Dorothy Carter (secretary), Gertrude Adams, David Brown, Lisa Drum, Chris Funk, Todd Martin, Darrell McCormick, Lincoln Miller, Robert Reavis, Walter Smith, Mary Katherine Taylor, Barbara Todd and Donna Willingham.

The Yadkin 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 Yadkin 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 $184 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $290 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. For more information, visitnccommunityfoundation.org.

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