Women Givers of Nash-Rocky Mount award grant
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Posted by: Cindy Frantz
From: North Carolina Community Foundation
The Women Givers of Nash-Rocky Mount has awarded $7,500 to My Sister’s
House, according to Kelly Lee,
regional associate with the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) and a
member of the local giving circle, which is a program of the Futrell-Mauldin
Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount and NCCF.
The gift will be used for general
upgrades and repairs at My Sister’s House, which operates a shelter for victims
of family violence in Nash and Edgecombe counties.
the Women Givers of Nash-Rocky Mount
The Women Givers of Nash-Rocky Mount
has awarded more than $24,000 in grants to local nonprofits over the past three
years, with contributions going to My Sister's House, United Community
Ministries, Boys and Girls Clubs of Nash/Edgecombe counties, Smart Girls
Program and the Down East Partnership for Children.
The giving circle currently has about
25 members who agree to donate $250 annually to the gift fund. Members vote
annually on how contributions are to be distributed to the local community.
Those interested in joining or applying for a 2012 grant should contact Kelly Lee, NCCF regional associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 252-973-1205. Grants for the 2012 program year will be awarded at year-end.
The Women Givers of Nash-Rocky Mount was
established in 2008 through a gift from the Futrell-Mauldin Community
Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount and a matching grant from NCGives. It is
administered through NCCF. The Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation was
launched in 1997 and has awarded about $550,000 to the area since its
inception. It is an affiliate of NCCF.
The NCCF is the single statewide
community foundation serving North
Carolina and has made nearly $63 million in grants
since its inception in 1988. With more than $145 million in assets, the NCCF
sustains 1,000 plus funds and endowments established to provide long-term support
of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and
scholarships. The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local
resource allocation and community assistance in 67 counties across the state.
For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org and Facebook and follow
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News media contacts:
NCCF Regional Associate, Rocky Mount
NCCF Director of Communications and Marketing