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Local Foundation of NC, New Community Resource

Community Grant Cycle Begins December 15, 2021

December 15, 2021

For Immediate Release (12/15/2021)

The launch of Local Foundation of NC, made possible through funding by Local Government Federal Credit Union and Civic Federal Credit Union, will provide local organizations with funding opportunities and serve as a community resource. 

Local Foundation of NC will award community grants up to the amount of $25,000 to nonprofits that focus on one or more of the following causes: health care, housing, human services and hunger. The first grant application process will be December 15, 2021 through February 1, 2022.

According to Jazmine Kilpatrick, Executive Director, Local Foundation of NC, “The purpose of the Foundation is to make a difference in communities across North Carolina through supporting the local grassroots efforts of those nonprofits that are most familiar with the needs of their residents.”  

She added, “In focusing on health care, housing, human services and hunger, we collaborate with existing resources that make a significant impact on the well-being of their community.”

To be eligible for Foundation awards, recipients must be located in North Carolina and qualify as a 501(c)(3). For more information on grant qualifications and to access an application, visit the Local Foundation of NC website at or call 800.344.4846.

Local Foundation of NC was founded in 2021 to help address needs in health care, housing, human services and hunger. Our mission is to change North Carolina one heart at a time. For more information, please visit

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