Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation accepting grant applications


The board of advisors of the Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for programs funded from its community grantmaking fund, according to Carla Jamison, board president.


Funds are available for organizations serving tribal members in Swain, Jackson, Cherokee, Graham and Haywood counties. Applications are available online beginning July 6. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for submitting applications is noon August 7.

For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Katie Crumpler at 828-538-4299 or kcrumpler@nccommunityfoundation.org or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation
The Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, resource for area nonprofits, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. EBCCF is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants and leverages leadership – all for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokees. Whatever your means or charitable goals, the EBCCF makes it easy to become a philanthropist. EBCCF was founded in 1991 and is an affiliate foundation of the North Carolina Community Foundation. In addition to Jamison, board members include: Lisa Wiggins (secretary), Sarah Davis, Cyndi Lambert, Norma Moss, Mary Wachacha and Jan Walkingstick.
Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Eastern Band of Cherokees Community 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.
About the North Carolina Community Foundation
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. 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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