Nonprofit grants available through Currituck-Dare Community Foundation

The Currituck-Dare Community Foundation, Currituck-Dare Women’s Fund and Northeastern NC Coastal Research and Environmental Education Fund are currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofits that serve needs in the local community.

Grants will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Applications are available online beginning June 28. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for applications is noon July 30.

Funds from the CDCF are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general community needs in Currituck and Dare counties. Funds from CDWF are available for nonprofit organizations that support women and children in Currituck and Dare counties. Funds from the Northeastern NC Coastal Research and Environmental Education Fund are available to projects that focus on coastal scientific research and/or environmental education in the northeastern counties of North Carolina.

“This is a great opportunity for local nonprofits to expand their impact in our community,” said Loismary Hoehne, CDCF board president. “We are excited to partner with nonprofit leaders to create lasting change in the community.”

For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Natalie Peel at 252-562-9824 or npeel@nccommunityfoundation.org or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation

An affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. The CDCF 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 Currituck and Dare counties.

The CDCF board advises the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held on an annual basis. Advisory board members live and work in Currituck or Dare counties, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Loismary Hoehne, board president, board members include: Jane Oden (vice president), Margaret Di Small (secretary/treasurer), Janet Colegrove, Sheila Davies, Nina Foster, Scott Foster, Cynthia Jarvis, Daniel La Rue, Vickie Smith Moore, Hannah Robinson and Ginger Webster.

The Currituck-Dare Community Foundation, through the NC Community Foundation, 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 Currituck-Dare 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 Currituck-Dare Women’s Fund

The Currituck-Dare Women’s Fund is a giving circle of the North Carolina Community Foundation. The Women’s Fund leverages the power of collective giving through a local network that supports the community in a purposeful way. The Fund supports charitable organizations serving women, children and families in Currituck and Dare counties. The Women’s Fund is designed to maximize women’s leadership in philanthropy by engaging and educating its membership and increasing charitable contributions.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $145 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $270 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,300 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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