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Johnston County Community Foundation awards more than $42,000 in local grants

Tuesday, June 13, 2017  
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The board of advisors of the Johnston County Community Foundation announces $42,050 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, according to Margaret Dinubila, board president.


This year’s nonprofit recipients are:

  • $2,000 to Autism Society of North Carolina for 2017 Camp Royall scholarships
  • $2,500 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County for Street SMART
  • $1,700 to Children's Home Society of North Carolina, Inc. for family recruitment
  • $1,500 to Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation - Clayton Youth Theater for Clayton Youth Theater's 10th Anniversary production of "Little Shop of Horrors"
  • $3,557 to Community & Senior Services of Johnston County, Inc. for storage for frozen meals for senior citizens
  • $2,500 to Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines for Camp Mary Atkinson
  • $4,000 to Harbor, Inc for Safe Space
  • $2,500 to Johnston County Animal Protection League, Inc. for spay/neuter program continuation
  • $3,500 to Johnston County Arts Council, Inc. for Artists-in-the-Schools
  • $3,500 to Johnston County Industries, Inc. for Into Our Community We Will Go!
  • $3,000 to Johnston County YMCA for summer day camp for middle school youth
  • $2,500 to Johnston County Youth Services, Inc. for general operating support
  • $2,293 to Partnership for Children of Johnston County for grade level reading campaign
  • $1,500 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for Star Pupils Johnston County
  • $1,000 to Reach Out and Read for Reach Out and Read- Johnston County
  • $2,500 to Serve the Need in Johnston County, Inc. for ramp building and small home repairs
  • $2,000 to With Love From Jesus Ministries for food pantry

Dinubila thanked the community for its support of the Johnston County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” she said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Johnston County’s community grantmaking fund.”

About the Johnston County Community Foundation
The Johnston County 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 Dinubila, board members include: Nancy Faber (vice-president), Lorine Davis (treasurer), Bill Galloway (grants chair), Wanda Blow (immediate past president), Emery Ashley, Don Boyette, Kevin Boyette, Gwen Canady, John Hobart, Oliver Johnson, Randy Jones, Harold Keen, Kevin Koebley, Robin Little, Maritza Rosado, Laurie Partlo, Butch Scott, Betsy Whittington and James Wilson. JCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, which administers its funds.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Johnston County 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


For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Quinn Novels at 919-256-6914 or or visit the NCCF website at


About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made $116 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $222 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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