The Unifour Foundation Endowment Fund

The Unifour Foundation Inc. was created in 1996 with the proceeds from the sale of the Hickory Merchants Association’s credit reporting company to Equifax, and the Unifour Foundation Endowment Fund was then established with the North Carolina Community Foundation in 1998. The Unifour Foundation Endowment Fund promotes general welfare among citizens in the four counties that comprise the Unifour area: Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba.

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Grants Awarded

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Unifour Foundation Endowment awards more than $216,000 in grants

June 7, 2023

The Unifour Foundation Endowment has awarded $216,400 in grants to organizations supporting the local communities  in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties. The board…

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Catawba fund creates opportunities for young artists

March 27, 2023

Kathryn Greathouse served as executive director of the United Arts Council of Catawba County for 26 years. When she retired in 2021, Danielle Cannon, Arts…

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Unifour Foundation Endowment awards more than $250,000 in grants

June 16, 2022

The board of the Unifour Foundation Endowment has awarded $253,690 in community grants. The grants support the following priorities: food insecurity, early childhood education,…

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Community grants available from the Unifour Foundation Endowment (February 2022)

February 24, 2022

The Unifour Foundation Endowment, a fund with the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF), is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local…