Calling All Area Nonprofits!

Several philanthropic groups that support Western Wake County charities are accepting requests for grants. Local nonprofits are encouraged to apply, but time is short. Deadlines for these applications are fast approaching — July 31 and Aug. 7.

Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for online applications and more information about applying.

  • The Cary Community Foundation awards grants to nonprofits that serve general charitable needs in Cary. Grant amounts typically range from $1,000 to $2,500. The deadline for submitting applications is noon July 31.
  • The Morrisville Community Fund supports nonprofits that serve charitable needs in Morrisville. The deadline for submitting applications is noon July 31.
  • The Women’s Fund of North Carolina supports nonprofits that sponsor programming that aids women and or families, with emphasis on women’s health and leadership. Grant amounts typically range from $1,000 to $3,000. The deadline for submitting applications is noon Aug. 7.

The three groups are affiliated with the North Carolina Community Foundation but are led by local volunteers and community leaders.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the local fund or foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org.

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $130 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With nearly $247 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.

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