Community grants available from the Moore County Community Foundation

The board of advisors of the Moore County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving the local community in Moore County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund, Robert L. and Marcia P. Ellis Endowment, St. Joseph of the Pines Charitable Endowment and John W. & Marjorie A. Roffe Endowment (specific to healthcare). Grants typically range from $500 to $15,000.

Applications are available beginning April 9. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for applications is May 11 at noon.

Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals. Funds are awarded by the board of advisors of the Moore County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

“We are honored to offer grants to the wonderful nonprofits serving Moore County,” said Tony Price, board president. “We know our community is stronger because of these organizations and we’re grateful to support them.”

For further information, contact Kelly Lee, NCCF program officer, at klee@nccommunityfoundation.org or 252-557-0749 or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the Moore County Community Foundation

The Moore County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. The MCCF was founded in 1991 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 Moore County.

The MCCF board advises the Moore County Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members in live and work in Moore County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Price, board members include: Peggy Sarvis (vice president), Claudia Miller (secretary), Ellen Airs, Kea Capel, Blanchie Carter, Brantley Clifton, Marilyn Morgan Grube, Olujide Lawal, Terry McDaniel, Katherine Muller, Patricia Niebauer, Alice Robbins, Russell Sugg, Pam Wase and Greg Zywockinski.

The MCCF, 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 Moore 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, visit nccommunityfoundation.org.

 

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