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COVID-19 Update

Help our students now!

Cumberland Community Foundation and Cumberland County Schools "CCS" have joined forces to help our students during this difficult time. Donate now to the CCS Fund for Student Emergency Needs. This fund was created to support the emergency needs of students of Cumberland County Schools, including but not limited to tools necessary to learn at home (Chromebooks, internet access, mobile hot spots in neighborhoods), emergency assistance for food and clothing, and other support for students in need.

Ways to give:

  • CLICK HERE to give online now. 
  • Mail a check to Cumberland Community Foundation, PO Box 2345, Fayetteville, NC 28302 (Checks should be payable to Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. with CCS Student Fund in the memo line.)
  • Contact Cameron Sims, Donor Services Manager, to donate stock, transfer directly from your IRA (must be 70 1/2 or older), or to make a grant from your donor advised fund. Cameron@CumberlandCF.Org or 910-483-4449 x107.

Cumberland Community Foundation is a tax exempt charitable organization (tax id 58-1406831). All gifts will be acknowledged for tax purposes. (Gifts online - You will receive an immediate letter by email; Gifts by check, stock, and other - Please allow a week due to remote office status.) 

Thank you for helping students in need today!

Other Giving Opportunities:

Rapid Response Grants Fund – This fund was created to provide general support to the operations and missions of our leading nonprofit organizations. Click here to donate.

United Way of Cumberland County – Our local United Way is raising money to help displaced workers. Click here to go to the United Way giving page.

Take the survey!  

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A new survey has launched to measure the economic impact of COVID-19 on Cumberland County’s business community. Created by the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC), Cumberland Community Foundation, Center for Economic Empowerment and Development (CEED), The Cool Spring Downtown District, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau, the economic impact survey will inform recovery efforts and aid for a variety of business sectors.