Cabarrus County Community Foundation 

2009 Total Grants   $28,100

$3,100 to Cabarrus County Group Homes, Inc. for medical equipment and supplies.

$4,000 to Cabarrus County Partnership for Children to purchase books for the Every Child Ready to Read Program.

$4,500 to the Cabarrus Literacy Council for the Student Ambassador Society program.

$1,000 to Communities in Schools for the Summer Literacy Nights Program.

$5,500 to the Community Free Clinic to purchase home monitoring equipment for uninsured patients.

$5,000 to Cooperative Christian Ministry to support the Phillip’s Station Job Seekers Support Program.

$5,000 to LifeBuilder Ministries for the afterschool program S.T.A.R.S.

 

Critical Need Response Fund 

2009 total grants   $170,159

Grants below were awarded through the Critical Need Response Fund, a short-term effort to feed, clothe, shelter and keep warm residents in dire circumstances through the winter months of the economic crisis. This effort concluded in April 2009. 

The Baptist Sharing House assists needy families and individuals by providing food and clothing. A $3,374 from the Cabarrus Critical Need Response Fund to the Baptist Sharing House funded the purchase of food supplies. The Fund was short-term effort that addressed increased human service needs due to the economic crisis.

$3,374 to the Baptist Sharing House to purchase food. 

$3,320 to Cabarrus Meals on Wheels to provide meals to seniors and disabled adults.

$84,694 to Cooperative Christian Ministry to increase the assistance limit and the number of people served.

$22,597 to Habitat for Humanity Cabarrus County to provide mortgage assistance to delinquent homeowners until loan modifications are complete.

$3,374 to Mt. Pleasant Food Ministry to purchase food.

$47,800 to the Salvation Army, Concord Corps to provide utilities assistance, secure overnight accommodations for the homeless on cold nights and purchase items for the food pantry.

$5,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina to provide free food to Cabarrus County partner organizations such as Kids Café sites, senior food distribution or food pantries.


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To obtain more information about the Cabarrus County Community Foundation, contact:

Laura Smith
Sr. Vice President
Institutional Development
704.973.4562
lsmith@fftc.org

Ayanna Wakefield
Board & Grants Specialist
Philanthropic Advancement
704.973.4543
awakefield@fftc.org