Union County Community Foundation Grants

Union County Community Foundation

2021 Total Grants: $85,988

$5,000 to The Arc of Union/Cabarrus for the self-advocate program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Union County.

$3,500 to Autism Society of North Carolina to help individuals with autism build fulfilling lives in their communities and to connect Union County families to resources tailored to their needs.

$4,000 to Bridge to Recovery to help provide scholarship assistance to Union County residents to access substance abuse services.

$6,000 to Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center to help support free speech-language screenings for children and to provide high-quality hearing solutions at reduced-cost in Union County.

$3,000 to Common Heart to support the “R Rules” afterschool program, which engages teens in life skills development and financial literacy.

$5,000 to Community Health Services of Union County to provide at-home glucose testing strips and testing supplies to uninsured patients with diabetes.

$2,000 to the Council on Aging in Union County to install safety grab bars in the homes of Union County residents aged 60 or older.

$7,000 to HealthQuest of Union County to purchase prescription medications and diabetic testing supplies for uninsured Union County residents.

$4,900 to Mephibosheth Farms Angelic Riders to provide therapeutic horseback riding sessions for children and adults with disabilities.

$1,769 to Operation Reach-Out to continue to support individuals experiencing homelessness through providing supplies, access to laundry and bathroom facilities, and weekday meals.

$2,000 to Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte to provide Union County families with a safe place to stay while their child seeks medical treatment at Charlotte-area facilities.

$15,000 to Turning Point to continue to provide shelter and additional support services to victims of domestic violence and their dependent children.

$6,000 to the Union County Community Arts Council to help support arts education programs for Union County students.

$2,000 to the Union County Community Shelter to help support the Employment Lab program, which provides resources for clients to access and secure employment.

$8,000 to the Union County Education Foundation for the LIFT and the GROW grant programs, which provide financial assistance for innovative projects that benefit students.

$2,819 to the Union Symphony Society to offer performances that center African American and Latin compositions, arrangements and artists.

$8,000 to Wingate University to install push-to-open buttons and purchase assistive technology devices and software to make the Ethel K. Smith Library building more accessible.