Wednesday, July 24, 2024

More than $50K awarded to area organizations

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — The local foundation has given more than $50,000 to local nonprofits in its latest tranche of funding.

Below are grants to benefit organizations in New Hanover County:

  • $5,610: Step Up Wilmington for enhancing job prospects and skill development in the Cape Fear region
  • $5,000: The Carousel Center for preventing child sexual abuse
  • $5,000: Cape Fear Guardian Ad Litem Association for Help a Kid Be a Kid
  • $5,000: Open House Youth Shelter of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. for general operating support
  • $5,000: Domestic Violence Shelter & Services for general operating support
  • $4,000: Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear for Homeless to Housed Initiative: empowering families
  • $4,000: First Fruit Ministries for street outreach to unsheltered homeless
  • $2,660: 2Share, Inc. for beds to support families in New Hanover County
  • $2,660: Assistance League of Greater Wilmington for Little Learners library grant
  • $2,660: Hill & High Water, Inc. dba Foster Pantry for fostering safety: safe rides
  • $2,500: Brooklyn Arts Music Academy for Music Is Life!$2,140: Cape Fear Museum for Cape Fear Museum and Bellamy Mansion – 1898 field trip collaboration
  • $2,500: Church World Service Wilmington for employment services and workforce development for immigrants and refugees in New Hanover County
  • $2,500: The Thalian Association of Wilmington for Set the Stage for Success with Thalian Youth Theatre
  • $600: Bread for Life Senior Pantry for general operating support

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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