Attend a Grant Overview Session for Q&A on the application process. 

Congratulations to the 2014 recipients of scholarships from Cumberland Community Foundation.

Congratulations to the Women's Giving Circle grantees!

Support the Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery Project Fund.

Women's Giving Circle 2013 Scorecard available



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308 Green Street
PO Box 2345
Fayetteville, NC 28302




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In 2013, Cumberland Community Foundation (CCF) awarded over $154,000 in college scholarships to students from Southeastern North Carolina. CCF administers over 40 scholarship funds.


The scholarships offered were created by local residents and organizations to support local students in pursuit of their diverse ambitions; these scholarships feature a wide range of criteria.


Lonnie J. McAllister, Jr.
Scholarship Committee Chairman

Scholarship Committee at Work
Committee members for 2014: Pandy Autry, Mary Thomas Ayers, Ray Baker, Mary Anne Brooks, Anna Chao, Judy Chavis, Judy Cowan, Donna Craig, Bruce Dantzler, Jane Fields, Lynne Grates, Dr. John Griffin, Martha Ann Harrell, Elaine B. Hayes, Dr. Hsiaofen Hemstock, Joan Ingalls, Rev. Jamale Johnson, Clara MacMillan, Lonnie McAllister, Marie Milton, Sandra Monroe, Wynella Myers, Kimmi Nettles, Brenda O'Berry, Dr. Sophia B. Pierce, Carole Samperton, Felix Sawyer, Jerome Scott, Brenda Sparks, Marty Sternlicht, Marcia Stryker, Suzannah Tucker, Dr. Denise Wyatt and Bobby Wynn


  2014 Scholarship Recipients


Robert H. Short/Cumberland Community Foundation Scholars Program -For more information about this scholarship program, contact the school you will attend in the fall:

F.C.H.R.C./Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship application -

Deadline for this scholarship only is January 3, 2014 by midnight.  All information about the scholarship can be found on the applicationIt does not follow the timeline for the other scholarships offered by Cumberland Community Foundation.


Community Scholarships
We are aware of but do not administer the scholarship listed below.  Please go to their website for a description, application, and deadlines.

  • C. Fletcher Womble Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville Scholarship - not available for 2014-2015

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