Raleigh, NC – July 7, 2017:  The North Carolina Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for projects funded from the Women’s Fund of North Carolina, according to Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, NCCF president and CEO.

Grant funds are available for nonprofit organizations that sponsor programming that supports women and/or families. Programs must serve areas within the NCCF service area. Grant amounts typically range from $1,000 to $3,000. Applications are available beginning July 7. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for submitting applications is noon Aug. 8.

Grant recipients will be informed of the grants committee’s decisions in early fall. The grants committee of the Women’s Fund of North Carolina is comprised of representatives of NCCF’s local women’s giving networks and other female community leaders from across North Carolina. NCCF supports nine regionally based giving programs across the state. For further information, contact NCCF Director of Grants and Scholarships Leslie Ann Jackson at lajackson@nccommunityfoundation.org or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.
About the North Carolina Community Foundation


The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made $116 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $222 million in assets, NCCF sustains 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.

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Noel McLaughlin
NCCF Marketing & Communications Director

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