Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation awards more than $1,400 in local grants

Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation awards more than $1,400 in local grants


The board of advisors of the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation announces $1,440 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, according to Beth Wilder, board president.


This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

  • $720 to Albemarle Commission Senior Nutrition Program for Meals on Wheels- Hyde County
  • $720 to Open Door Community Center for general operating support

Dot Moate, Open Door Community Center director, said “Thank you so much for the grant to the Open Door Community Center shelter for women and children. We anticipate opening somewhere in early 2018.”

Wilder thanked the community for its support of the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” she said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported the Beaufort-Hyde community grantmaking fund.”

About the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation
The Beaufort-Hyde 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 Wilder, board members include: Stuart O'Neal (vice president), Buffy Johnson (secretary/treasurer), Read Allen, Charles Edwards, Nicole Howard, Tuyet Moore, Marcy Morgan, Gillian Pollock, Bethany Pugh and Bill Rich. BHCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, which administers its funds.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Beaufort-Hyde 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 Natalie Peel at 252-562-9824 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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Media contact
Natalie Peel; NCCF Regional Director