The board of advisors of the Eastern Band of Cherokees Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for projects funded from its community grantmaking fund, according to Carla Jamison, board president.
Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in the area. Applications are available online beginning July 7. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for submitting applications is noon Aug. 8. For those needing help with the grants process, a grantseeker workshop will be held on July 19 from 10-11:30am in Room 102A of the Burrell Building at Southwestern Community College in Sylva. Please RSVP for the workshop to NCCF Regional Director Katie Crumpler (828) 538-4299 or email@example.com.
The Eastern Band of Cherokees 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 Jamison, board members include: Lisa Wiggins (secretary), Zeke Cooper, Sarah Davis, Cyndi Lambert, Jan Walkingstick, Mary Wachacha, and Norma Moss.
Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Eastern Band of Cherokees 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 nccommunityfoundation.org.
– Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Community Foundation