Thursday, August 18, 2022

New Hanover County Community Foundation opens grant applications

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Grant applications have now opened to nonprofits in the community, as funded by the New Hanover County Community Foundation and its partners.

“New Hanover County is stronger thanks to the work of the many nonprofits that serve our community,” board president Patrick Boykin said in a release. “We are honored to offer grants to help continue their important missions.”

Grants usually consist of $500-$9,000, and are funded by the:

  • New Hanover County Community Fund
  • Suzanne and George Taylor Endowment, focusing on improving the welfare of children
  • Food Bank of Coastal Carolina Fund, focusing on food or food related services for those in need of New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick and Columbus counties
  • Lucille Murchison Marvin Fund, supporting general charitable purposes

Applications are open now at The deadline to apply is April 27, noon.

“Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals,” according to New Hanover County Community Foundation — an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.

More information can be directed to its program officer, Anne Sorhagen, at or by calling 910-202-6727.

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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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