Martin County Community Foundation awards 2018 local grant and scholarship

Martin County Community Foundation awards 2018 local grant and scholarship

The board of advisors of the Martin County Community Foundation announces the 2018 local award from its community grantmaking fund and the recipient of the Meredith Griffin Revels Scholarship, according to Lucia Peel, board president.
This year the board will award grant funding to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain for the Formula for Impact program in Martin County. The 2018 recipient of the Meredith Griffin Revels Scholarship is Madison Russell.

Peel thanked the community for its support of the Martin County Community Foundation. “We are proud to support this nonprofit program that is so important to our community,” she said. “We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported the Martin County Community Fund and our work to inspire philanthropy across our community.”
For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Natalie Peel at 252-562-9824 or or visit the NCCF website at

About the Martin County Community Foundation
The Martin County Community Foundation is a growing family of philanthropic funds, resource for area nonprofits, source of grants for worthy local causes and partner for donors. MCCF 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 Martin County. Whatever your means or charitable goals, the MCCF makes it easy to become a philanthropist. MCCF was founded in 2004 and is an affiliate foundation of the North Carolina Community Foundation. In addition to Lucia Peel, board members include: Nancy Winslow (vice president), Susan Dunlow (secretary), Mary Katherine Saunders (treasurer), Deryl Fulmer, Simon Griffin, Leslie Johnson and Gary Sproat.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Martin County 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
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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