Carteret Community Foundation's Pearl Pantry Fund is Accepting Grant Applications
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Posted by: Cindy Frantz
From: North Carolina Community Foundation
Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Pearl’s Pantry
Fund. The Pearl’s Pantry Fund was
established by V.J. "Puck” O’Neal in honor of his beloved wife, Pearl.
"It was Mr.
O’Neal’s intention to use the proceeds from this endowment fund to help local
nonprofit organizations relieve hunger and lack of access to quality
prescription medicines for less fortunate citizens of Carteret County,” said
Pat Rauhauser, President of the Carteret Community Foundation.
grant application will be available on the Carteret Community Foundation
website beginning on Monday, June 11th, in honor of the late Pearl
O’Neal’s birthday. Applications must be
postmarked by Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
The website address is www.CarteretFoundation.org.
eligible, organizations must be public charities or religious institutions
located in Carteret County, and all funds must be used to benefit Carteret
Community Foundation was established in 1984, and it is an affiliate of the
North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).
The Carteret Community Foundation provides grants to local nonprofits,
college scholarships to county students and offers professional advisors who
can help individuals, families and nonprofit agencies establish an
endowment or designated fund for specific charitable purposes.
contributions in any amount can be made to the Carteret County Unrestricted
Endowment Fund and mailed to the Carteret Community Foundation, c/o NCCF, P.O. Box
3411, New Bern, NC 28564. For more information about the Carteret
Community Foundation and its services, please visit the website,
www.carteretfoundation.org, contact board President Pat Rauhauser at 252-240-0011
or NCCF Regional Associate Kim Ball at 252-670-5929.
About the North Carolina Community Foundation:
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. An important component of the
NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local,
regional and national levels. For more information, visit
nccommunityfoundation.org and Facebook.
Carteret Community Foundation
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