The Community Foundation of NC East Distributes $2 Million Dollars in Grants to Charities and Nonprofit Organizations throughout Eastern North Carolina Region in 2018-2019

Our foundation is extremely excited to share with our region that we have been able to provide $2 million dollars in grant funding to charities and nonprofits, colleges and universities throughout our region. Our investment in these organizations is truly a phenomenal way to put our mission to work, one that we are extremely proud of, which is Promoting, Enabling & Celebrating Philanthropy in Eastern North Carolina, For Good, For Ever! We are very grateful for all of the donors and donor families that we serve, all of whom help make it possible for our foundation to continue expanding our footprint across the great eastern North Carolina communities. Together we have changed countless lives while enriching the quality of life for all who choose to live, work, play and enjoy this great place that we call home.

We would love to invite you to learn more about The Community Foundation of NC East and how you can become a special part of our story! Please contact us at either of our office locations, Greenville or Wilmington, North Carolina, to learn more.

Melissa Q. Spain
Chief Executive Officer


Community Foundation of NC East
625 Lynndale Court, Suite A
Greenville, NC 27858

252-756-8549 Office
252-413-7584 Cell

1908 Eastwood Road, Suite 324
Lumina Station
Wilmington, NC 28403

910-679-8640 Office
252-413-7584 Cell

2018-2019 Grant Recipients

A Break for Grandmothers East Carolina University (ECU) Kristi Overton Johnson Ministries Sampson Community Theater
A Time for Science

ECU Foundation Lenoir-Greene Young LifeSampson County Arts Council
Aces for Autism ECU Student Veterans Service Life of NC/StriveSampson Regional Medical Ctr Fund
Albemarle Pregnancy Resource Center

ECU/Four Seasons Literacy Volunteers of Pitt Co.Sandy Grove Baptist Church
ALS Association

Edenton Lions Club Louisville Historical SocietySowing into my Purpose
American Cancer Society (Relay for Life)

Edenton-Chowan Food Pantry Loving Heart's DaycareSport Works
American Red Cross

Elizabeth State University

Make A Wish FoundationSt Paul's Episcopal Church
Arendell Parrott Academy Falkland Volunteer Fire Dept

Martin Community College St. Catherine's School
Backpacking 4 Betty Farmville Arts Council Martin Pitt Partnership for Children St. James United Methodist Church
Barbour Strickland NC Arts Fund

Farmville Dogwood Festival May Museum & ParkSt. Mary's School
Beare Garden Plantation Animal Rescue

Farmville Rescue & EMS McConnell-Raab Hope LodgeSt. Paul's Episcopal Church
Bennett College Alumni Association Farmville United Methodist Church

My Life MattersSt. Stephens Episcopal Church
Bill Watson Music Fund of CMS Foundation Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

NC Azalea FestivalStep Up Wilmington
Boys & Girls Club Coastal Plain First Christian Church of Everetts

NC Coastal Land TrustStroke of Faith Farm
Boys & Girls Home of NC First Christian Church of Robersonville

NC Museum of ArtSweet Gum FWBC
Building Hope First Tee (Pitt/Beaufort Co) NC Packs 4 PatriotsSycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Camp Don Lee Food Bank of the Albemarle

New DirectionsTaylor Theater
Camp Sea Gull/Seafarer Foundation at Wayne Community College

Nicholas College The George Washington Foundation
Campbell University Friends of Farmville Public Library

North & South Elementary School RoxboroTryon Palace Foundation
Cape Fear Community College

Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW) Oakwood SchoolUnited Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)
Carolina Pregnancy Center Go Global NC PCC Foundation - Visions UNC-CH Arts & Sciences Foundation
Chatham Hall Good Works Community
PCC Foundation - Visions TechUNCSA Foundation
Children's Miracle Network

Greenville Museum of Art Person County Parks & RecUNCW-Cameron School of Business
Chowan Perquimans-Habitat for Humanity

Heart for ENC Piedmont Community College FoundationUniversity of Delaware
Christian Help Center Higher Education Works Foundation Pitt County Council on Aging Vanderbilt University
Church of Good Shepherd Hire Heroes Pitt County Health Dept (Smile Safari)Vidant Foundation
COE Literacy Connection Program

His Biz Network Pitt County Alumni Chapter NC AT&T St. Univ.Vidant Foundation Cancer Center
Community Counseling Center

Historic Bath Foundation Pitt County Health Dept. W. H. Knuckles Elem. School
Community Crossroads Center

Historical Hope Foundation Pitt Golden K KiwanisWake Forest University
Cross Point Church

Hope Community Church Reach UsWayne Community College
Cypress Glen Benevolent Care Fund

I Am Somebody Reviving Ministries of New BernWinterville Baptist Church
Cypress Glen Resident Council

Immanual Baptist Church Rocking Horse RanchWinterville Historical & Arts Society
DH Conley High School In His Wake Ronald McDonald HouseWomen for Women Endowment
Dominican Dental Mission Project

Jamie Kimble Foundation for Courage Roots & WingsWoodberry Forest School
Duke Divinity School Jarvis United Methodist Church Roxboro Women's ClubYMCA (Thomasville)
Duke Fuqua School Business

John Hopkins University Salvation Army -Greenville
Duke Health

Johnston County Fund Samaritan's Purse
Duke University Joshua Fund Sampson Community College Fund