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Vance County Community Foundation awards more than $7,100 in local grants

Thursday, June 22, 2017  
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The board of advisors of the Vance County Community Foundation announces $7,130 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, according to Fagan Goodwin, board president.


This year’s nonprofit recipients are:

  • $2,000 to Embassy Cultural Center Foundation, Inc. for Hairspray - A Multicultural Musical at Henderson's McGregor Hall
  • $1,000 to Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines for Vance County Girl Scout Leadership Experience
  • $1,880 to Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission for promotional banners
  • $750 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Vance County
  • $1,500 to S.a.M. Child Advocacy Center for general operating support

Goodwin thanked the community for its support of the Vance County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” she said. “Critical
programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Vance County’s community fund.”

About the Vance County Community Foundation

The Vance County Community Foundation was founded by a group of committed citizens to serve as a local resource to meet community needs through permanent endowments that fuel grantmaking. In addition to Goodwin, board members include: Anthony Adams (secretary), Sara Wester (grants chair), Kay Curin, Wendy Meyer-Goodwin, Terri Hedrick and Amy Russell. VCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, which administers its funds.


Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Vance County Community Grantmaking Fund, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at


For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Quinn Novels at 919-256-6914 or or visit the NCCF website at


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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