OXFORD — The board of advisors of the Granville County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving the local community in Granville County and will be awarded from the Martha Frances Pruitt Endowment Fund, Dr. and Mrs. C. Bryan Finch Endowment and Annette Clark Endowment. Grants typically range from $1,000 to $4,000.

Applications are available beginning April 2. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for applications is May 4 at noon.

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 Granville County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the N.C. Community Foundation.

“Granville County is stronger thanks to the work of the many nonprofits that serve our community,” said Xavier Wortham, board president. “We are honored to offer grants to help continue their important missions.”

For further information, contact Kelly Lee, NCCF program officer, at klee@nccommunityfoundation.org or 252-557-0749, or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

The Granville County Community Foundation was founded in 2007 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.

Advisory board members live and work in Granville County. In addition to Wortham, they are Charlie Gunn (vice president), Roderick Allison, Everett Byrd, Jason Finch, Harry Mills, Betsy Stovall, Amy Williams and Richard Williams.

The Granville County Community Foundation, 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 Granville County Community Foundation, can be mailed to the N.C. Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org.