Grants available through community foundation

Jul 03, 2014

The board of advisors of the Haywood County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for community projects funded from its community fund, according to Gary Lance, board president.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Haywood County.  Grants range from $500.00 to $2,500.00.

Applications are available online beginning July 18, 2014. Visit for information about applying.  We are using a new grant application this year and training modules are available on the website. The deadline for submitting applications is Sept. 9, 2014.

The Haywood County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.  The community fund was established to help support local charitable needs through annual grants.  In addition to Gary Lance, Haywood County Community Foundation board members are:  Jim Bromley, Kip Ray, Jennifer Jacobson, Belva Evans, Clay Dangerfield, Bill Skelton, and Jonathan Key.   If you are interested in hearing more about the Foundation and the possibility of becoming a board member, please contact Sue LeLievre at:  800-201-9532 or by email at:

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made nearly $74 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $171 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 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 67 counties 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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