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Wilson County Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Monday, July 10, 2017  
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The board of advisors of the Wilson County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for projects funded from its community grantmaking fund, according to J. Robert Boykin, board president.


Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Wilson County. Applications are available online beginning July 14. Visit for information about applying. The deadline for submitting applications is noon Aug. 15.


About the Wilson County Community Foundation

The Wilson 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 Boykin, board members include: Linda Connor (vice president), Maureen Brown, Linda Conner, Sam Douglas, Matthew Garrett, Tonya Kessler, Joanna Ross, Bill Shreve, Page Thomas Smith, Holmes Smoot, Judi Thurston, Janice Walston and Ralph White. WCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, which administers its funds.


Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Wilson 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 Kelly Lee at 252-557-0278 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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