The board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving the greater Rocky Mount area and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund. Grants typically range from $500 to $7,500.

Applications are available online. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for applications is noon Aug. 11.

Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals. Funds are awarded by the board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount, an affiliate of the N.C. Community Foundation.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our nonprofits to expand their impact in our local community,” said Deborah Sperati, Futrell-Mauldin board president. “We are excited to partner with our local nonprofit community to continue supporting Rocky Mount.”

For more information, contact NCCF Program Officer Kelly Lee at klee@nccommunityfoundation.org or 252-557-0278 or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

The Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount is a growing family of philanthropic funds, source of grants for local causes and partner for donors. Futrell-Mauldin was founded in 2005 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets through the creation of permanent endowments, makes grants and leverages leadership—all for the benefit of Rocky Mount.

The board advises the Community Fund, the unrestricted community grantmaking fund, to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually. Advisory board members live and work in the greater Rocky Mount area, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Sperati, board members include Sally Adams, vice president, Sheila Powell Martin, secretary, Thomas Betts, Angela Burton, Annie Daughtridge, Samuel Johnson, Kevin Harris, Gloria Wiggins-Hicks, William Kincheloe, Celeste Pittman, Monica Seaman, Braxton Townsend and Elizabeth Turnage.

The Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount, through the NCCF, makes it easy to become a philanthropist, whatever your means or charitable goals. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time — or contribute to an existing fund in any amount.

Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org.