Cumberland Community Foundation

Giving together to enhance the quality and spirit of community life

Join us. For Good. Forever. This is YOUR Community Foundation.


Stewardship, Integrity and Trust – We believe in trustworthy, accountable stewardship of all charitable resources

Power of Collective Giving – We believe in collective giving to support community needs and opportunities.

Diversity – We believe in engaging our diverse community to improve the quality and spirit of community life.

Power of Endowment – We believe in building endowments to sustain donor intent and achieve community change for the long term.

Innovation and Excellence – We believe in continuous improvement to achieve excellence in all aspects of our work.


Cumberland Community FoundationA vibrant, inclusive community that provides sustainable opportunities for generations.


  • Maintain and grow a secure and sustainable financial base.
  • Make grants that maximize outcomes.
  • Recruit and retain gifted staff, board members and volunteers.
  • Attract and maintain an increasing and diverse donor base.
  • Continue our leadership role in supporting innovative solutions to community needs.

Cumberland Community Foundation provides essential funding to programs that enhance quality of life in every corner of Cumberland County, NC.  We have an in-depth understanding of the community’s challenges and needs, and we know the groups and individuals addressing them. We are dedicated to improving life in this community for future generations.

Founded in 1914, The Cleveland Foundation was the first community foundation. Today there are over 800 community foundations in the US and  more than 1,800 in the world. Watch our short video about traditions of people giving together to make life better.

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