Cumberland Community Foundation Inc.



Cumberland Community Foundation began as the dream of one woman, Dr. Lucile West Hutaff. Dr. Hutaff, a Fayetteville native, graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1929. She attended Women’s College in Greensboro for two years and received her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine.


Dr. Hutaff returned to Fayetteville in 1972 upon her retirement as a professor at Bowman-Gray Medical School in Winston-Salem, NC, and started Cumberland Community Foundation in July 1980 with an unrestricted gift of over $575,000.

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Recent News from Cumberland Community Foundation


Need to know for Thursday, Feb. 21
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Community Scholarship Program: Cumberland Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019-20 Community Scholarship...more

Our View: When we invest in ourselves
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Last week, we saw it in the annual report of Cumberland Community Foundation, which had its biggest year ever in donations and gifts — nearly...more

Cumberland Community Foundation reports record donations
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The foundation received donations totaling nearly $15 million in 2018, to be invested with the proceeds going to area nonprofit...more

19 People to watch in 2019
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What's in store for 2019: Bennett said grants from the Terri Union Endowment for Women and Girls and the Cumberland Community...more

Bill Kirby Jr.: Let us remember, they walked among us
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“He helped so many people over the years,” Mary Holmes, executive director of the Cumberland Community Foundation, would say of the...more

Sunday Salute: Cornelius Williams and a lifetime of teaching
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He asked that in lieu of flowers, gifts be made to the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Scholarship care of the Cumberland Community Foundation....more

Church concert benefits Hurricane Florence relief efforts
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St. John's Episcopal Church hosted a hurricane relief benefit concert Sunday. Donations went to Cumberland Community Foundation and United...more

Women's Giving Circle celebrates 10 years of charity
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In 2008, 14 women in Cumberland County partnered with the Cumberland Community Foundation to form a new philanthropic organization to...more

Need to know for Wednesday, Oct. 3
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... Sunday at 2 p.m. Donations will go to Cumberland Community Foundation and United Way of Cumberland County Hurricane Florence relief...more

Here's where to help Florence relief efforts or get assistance
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... and will go to hurricane disaster relief funds administered by the Cumberland Community Foundation and the United Way of Cumberland...more

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