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A small group of concerned local citizens established the Community Foundation of Burke County, Inc. in 2000. They wanted to ensure that Burke County, North Carolina would continue to flourish during their lifetimes and long into the future. They also wanted to provide a means for members of this close knit community to care for the organizations, churches and communities that they love far beyond their lifetimes. The Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization and receives gifts, endowments and bequests from individuals, families, businesses and organizations. The distributions from these funds are used to make grants to qualified charitable agencies and institutions primarily serving the residents of Burke County, North Carolina.
    

Recent News from Community Foundation of Burke County


Grants Support Programs Helping Women, Families
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

In 2009, 15 diverse Burke County women created the Burke Women's Fund to develop a philanthropic way to address issues facing women and their families. Since then, the fund has awarded $378,623 in...more

Young Philanthropists Accepting Grant Applications
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

The Burke Youth Organized Philanthropists, an organization that operates under the auspices of the Community Foundation of Burke County, is happy to announce its award cycle for the year...more

Community shows its appreciation to health care workers | Local News | morganton.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

“The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Burke County made the decision not to hold our annual donor event because of...more

Organization announces scholarship recipients
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

Pictured are the recipients of the 2021 Community Foundation of Burke County scholarships: front row, from left are Julia Uren, Abigail Hyatt,...more

MaryLou Pollpeter
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

... the Ronald McDonald House or Crump-Pollpeter Scholarship Community Foundation of Burke County, PO Box 1156, Morganton, NC...more

Organization distributes pandemic relief grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

Gifts can be made to the fund by sending a check payable to “Community Foundation of Burke County” to CFBC, PO Box 1156, Morganton, NC...more

Organization distributes pandemic relief grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

The board of directors of the Community Foundation of Burke County, in collaboration with the Burke County United Way, the Grace Episcopal...more

Organizations announce COVID-19 Community Emergency Response Fund
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

Community Foundation of Burke County. The board of directors of the Community Foundation of Burke County has announced the creation of...more

Author to speak on homelessness
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

... operating under the auspices of the Community Foundation of Burke County, will feature author Kathy Izard at its annual event at 3 p.m. on...more

Grant cycle recipients announced
Foundation: Community Foundation of Burke County

The Community Foundation of Burke County has announced the recipients of the 2019 Community Grant Cycle. CFBC awarded $137,528 in...more



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