2016 Community Enrichment Grants

(List includes all special Field-of-Interest Grants, including David Aycock Loy and Pauline Wright Grants. All awards are listed by organization; check our annual report for a list of grants by fund.)


Albemarle Development Corporation
$9,000.00 for a New Meals-on-Wheels Route in Dare County

Beach Food Pantry
$50,000.00 for over two years for the 4007 N Croatan Hwy Building Fund (second payment of two-year grant)
$5,000.00 for Emergency Generator

Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County
$22,325.00 for Center for Children and Youth Partnership

Community Care Clinic of Dare
$8,078.00 for Electronic Health Records Conversion
$1,000.00 for Video Contest — Second Place Award

Dare County Special Olympics
$500.00 for Video Contest — Third Place Award

Saltwater Connections
$5,000.00 for Digitization of Oral History Interviews of Ocracoke and Hatteras Island Residents

Dare Education Foundation
$21,545.00 for Board Coaching, Strategic Planning, Software, and Matching Funds for Classroom Grants

Elizabethan Gardens
$10,000.00 for Great Gate Restoration

Feline Hope Animal Shelter
$12,000.00 for Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Clinics

First Flight Society
$350.00 for 113th Anniversary of Powered Flight

Food for Thought
$5,000.00 for Mini-Pantries in Secondary Schools for Students in Need

Friends of Jockey’s Ridge
$2,667.00 for Benches at the State Park Visitor Center

Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center
$10,460.00 for Hurricane Matthew Recovery

Hatteras Island Community Emergency Response Team
$8,037.00 for Recovery Equipment

MANE and TAILL Therapeutic Horsemanship Academy
$10,100.00 for Scholarships and Supplies for the Horsemanship Academy

Mano al Hermano
$5,818.00 for Office Furnishing and Equipment
$2,000.00 for Video Contest — First Place Award

NC Coastal Federation
$15,000.00 for the Dock at the Coastal Federation Center

NC Lions VIP Fishing Tournament
$6,000.00 for New Computers and Website

NC MedAssist
$5,000.00 for Free Pharmacy Program in Dare County

$4,825.00 for Safe Apparel for Students and Coaches

Ocracoke Methodist Church
$1,500.00 for Disaster Relief — Hurricane Matthew

Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce
$800.00 for Leadership OBX Nonprofit Scholarships

Outer Banks Chorus
$5,500.00 for 2016 Christmas Concert and Equipment Renovation

Outer Banks Relief Foundation
$19,250.00 for Campaign Planning Study

Outer Banks Tennis Association
$3,050.00 for “Love to SERVE,” Island Outreach, & Scholarship Programs

Roanoke Island Historical Association
$10,000.00 for Waterside Theatre Stage Lighting Upgrade Project

Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department
$2,396.00 for Beach Wheelchairs

Town of Nags Head
$5,000.00 for the Inclusive Playground at Dowdy Park


For a list of donor-advised grants, please see our annual report.