Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation awards $2,890 in grants | Eastern North Carolina Now | Aug. 2, 2022 - The board of advisors of the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation has awarded $2,890 in local grants from its community grantmaking fund.

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    Aug. 2, 2022     The board of advisors of the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation has awarded $2,890 in local grants from its community grantmaking fund.

    The board granted:

  • $722.50 to Albemarle Commission Senior Nutrition Program for Hyde County 2022 Meals on Wheels
  • $500 to Beaufort County United Way for Safe Harbor motel project for the homeless
  • $945 to Open Door Community Center for general operating support
  • $722.50 to Project DIRECT Legacy for Hyde County produce prescription program

    "We are grateful to the many generous individuals who have supported the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation through the years," said Lee Brimmage, advisory board president of the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation. "They have enabled us to support these wonderful organizations serving our community."

    The Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF). For further information, contact Natalie Jenkins Peel, NCCF community leadership officer, at

    About the Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation

    The Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation (BHCF) was founded in 2001 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants, and leveraging leadership and partnerships - all for the benefit of Beaufort and Hyde counties.

    The BHCF board advises the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.

    Advisory board members live and work in Beaufort and Hyde counties, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Brimmage, board members include Bethany Pugh (secretary/treasurer), Michael Adams, Read Allen, Charles Edwards, Alice Keeney, Julio Morales, Marcy Morgan, Bill Rich and Beth Wilder.

    The BHCF makes it easy to support your community. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time or contribute to an existing fund in any amount. Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Beaufort-Hyde 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 North Carolina Community Foundation is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $217 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships.

    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.

   Contact: Amy Dominello Braun
   Senior Communications & Marketing Officer for the North Carolina Community Foundation
   Phone: 919-256-6922
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