NCCF announces more than $300,000 in grant awards to support local disaster recovery news and information

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The North Carolina Community Foundation, in partnership with the North Carolina Local News Lab Fund, announces more than $300,000 in grant awards to support information and public engagement as communities recover from Hurricane Florence and prepare eastern North Carolina for a more resilient future.

Having trustworthy, accurate, and timely news and information is vital for North Carolina’s communities as they heal and rebuild. To meet this need, the NC Local News Lab Fund awarded more than $180,000 in grants to organizations and initiatives around news and information related to hurricane recovery in eastern North Carolina. The NCCF statewide grants committee matched the NC Local News Lab Fund’s support with $150,000 from the NCCF Disaster Relief Fund.

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