Yadkin County Community Foundation awards more than $9,000 in local grants

Representatives of local nonprofit grantees at the Yadkin County Community Foundation grant awards reception.

The board of advisors of the Yadkin County Community Foundation recently announced $9,390 in local grant awards from its community fund and the Pauline “Polly” Hudspeth Wood & Dr. William L. Wood Sr. Endowment.

This year the board granted:

  • $634 to Courtney Elementary School for accessible playground equipment for students with autism
  • $2,020 to Forbush Elementary for Forbush Guided Reading Book Room
  • $2,286 to Yadkin Arts Council for Community Outreach Arts Programming
  • $1,000 to Smart Start of Yadkin County, Inc. for Yadkin County State of the Child Conference
  • $1,000 to Hospice of Surry Country, Inc. for general operating support
  • $1,450 to Fall Creek Elementary for a Library for Learners
  • $1,000 to Hands of Hope Medical Clinic for insulin purchase

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.”