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Currituck-Dare Community Foundation and Currituck-Dare Women's Fund accepting grant applications

Tuesday, June 27, 2017  
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The board of advisors of the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for projects funded from its community grantmaking fund, according to Sheila Davies, CDCF board president.


Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Currituck and Dare counties. Applications are available online beginning June 30. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for submitting applications is noon Aug. 1.


The community grantmaking fund is supported by proceeds from the annual Duck & Wine Festival, presented by CDCF in partnership with Coastal Cantina at The Duck Waterfront Shops.


The Currituck-Dare Women's Fund is also accepting grant requests from area nonprofits that serve the needs of women and children.


About the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation

The Currituck-Dare 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 Davies, board members include: Loismary Hoehne (vice president), Linda Algood (treasurer), Margaret Small (secretary), Janet Colegrove, Nina Foster, Scott Foster, Patty Guillaume, Marc Hellman, Daniel La Rue, Vickie Moore, Jane Oden, Hannah Robinson, Kathy Romm and Gerald Woods. CDCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, which administers its funds.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Currituck-Dare 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 Natalie Peel at 252-562-9824 or or visit the NCCF website at


About the Currituck-Dare Women's Fund

The Currituck-Dare Women's Fund is a program of the North Carolina Community Foundation. For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Natalie Peel at 252-562-9824 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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