EIN 58-1340834

Gaston Community Foundation

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The Community Foundation is the leading steward of philanthropic giving by connecting donors with community needs to enhance the lives of present and future generations. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charity governed by a dedicated volunteer board of directors, the Community Foundation has been helping donors fulfill their philanthropic dreams since 1978. Individuals, families and organizations establish funds at the Community Foundation to carry out their charitable giving now and in the future.
Also known as...
The Community Foundation of Gaston County; Community Foundation of Gaston County
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Program areas at Gaston Community Foundation

Since 1978, Gaston Community Foundation has been helping donors fulfill their philanthropic dreams. Individuals, families, and organizations establish funds at the Gaston Community Foundation to carry out their charitable giving now and in the future. With over 400 funds under management, the Foundation assists donors with planned giving options for a charitable legacy, including unrestricted funds, funds designated for a specific charitable organization or field of interest as well as many advised funds where the individual or corporate donor can recommend grants for a variety of Community causes.
Gaston Community Foundation makes unrestricted grants to organizations and programs operating in Gaston county or primarily for the benefit of Gaston county citizens through an annual competitive grant application process.

Grants made by Gaston Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA)General Support$250,500
Project Freedom CarolinasGeneral Support$250,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater GastonGeneral Support$231,552
...and 135 more grants made totalling $4,467,243

Who funds Gaston Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The W Duke Kimbrell Family FoundationExempt Charitable Purpose of the Organization$1,623,565
David Belk Cannon FoundationDBC Donor Advised Fund$1,094,300
David Belk Cannon FoundationDBC Donor Advised Fund$1,094,300
...and 15 more grants received

Personnel at Gaston Community Foundation

Ernest SumnerPresident$150,000
Angela MicalizziFinancial Manager
John McGillSecretary and Treasurer$0
Gayle KershBoard Member$0
David RogersChair$0
...and 14 more key personnel

Financials for Gaston Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$11,624,302
Program services$232,109
Investment income and dividends$2,324,278
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-254,408
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$59,004
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,907
Total revenues$13,988,192

Form 990s for Gaston Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-10-18990View PDF
2021-122022-10-17990View PDF
2020-122021-05-26990View PDF
2019-122020-08-14990View PDF
2018-122019-08-08990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 27, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
December 24, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $1,623,565 from The W Duke Kimbrell Family Foundation
December 5, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 4, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
November 28, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 123
Gastonia, NC 28053
Metro area
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Gaston County, NC
Website URL
(704) 864-0927
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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