2023 Community Grants Recipients - Carolina Country

Brunswick Electric has been providing grants to community groups and non-profit organizations that make a difference in the lives of our members since 2003. This year, 40 local organizations received a total of $63,000, bringing the amount of grants awarded since the program’s inception to $744,250. Check out the recipients and their projects:

Birthday Wishes Ministries Company
Birthdays Not Forgotten

Brunswick Arts Council
Film Arts Workshops

Brunswick County Beekeepers Association
Brunswick High School Beekeeping Program

Brunswick County Composite Squadron (NC-170), Civil Air Patrol
CAP Emergency Services Expansion, Enhancements and Upgrade

Brunswick County Fishing Club
BCFC 2023 Annual Youth Fishing Tournament

Brunswick County Homeless Coalition
Utility Assistance Project

Brunswick County Literacy Council
Lifting Lives with Literacy

Brunswick County Schools
First Robotics Competition

Brunswick Little Theatre
Replacement of Scrim & Track System for Brunswick Little Theatre stage

Brunswick Partnership for Housing, Inc.
Transitional Housing Program

Brunswick Search and Recue, Inc
Coming With "HAT" In Hand

Cape Fear Blue Star Mothers of America
Support Our Soldiers

Christian Recovery Centers, Inc.
Christian Recovery Centers, Inc. Lighting Project

Columbus County Arts Council
Lessons From a Small Town

Columbus County Beekeepers Association
Buzzy About Educating-Columbus County Beekeepers Association

Families First Inc.
Healthy Foods Project 2023

Friends of the Library for Southport and Oak Island (FOLSOI)
Summer Reading Program for Harper and Barbie Libraries

GFWC of Holden Beach
15th Annual Blooming for a Cause Charity Gala

Hope Harbor Home Inc.
Facility Improvements-Flooring

Matthew's Ministry
Matthews's Ministry Backpack Program

Moose Family Center
EZ Child ID

Oak Island Angels
Keeping the lights on

Oak Island Police Department
National Night Out

Oak Island Senior Center
Lighting Replacement

Power Walking Ministries
Shoes Change Souls

Preservation Fund
Weather Tower, Southport

Science is Elementary (SiE)
Science is Elementary for Virginia Williamson Elementary School

Seaside United Methodist Church
Seaside Teaching and Reaching Students (STARS)

Shallotte Police Department
Community Policing

South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club
SBI Literacy Projects

Special Olympics North Carolina
Special Olympics Brunswick County (SOBC)

The Carousel Center
Helping Child Survivors of Abuse Heal

Up Your Arts
2023 Southport Plein Air Festival

Veterans Memorial Park of America, Inc
Freedom Circle-Honor our Military Branches

Backpacks 4 K.I.D.S.

West Columbus School Athletic Booster Club
Seating for Soccer

West Columbus Youth Sports Club Inc.
Chadbourn Athletic Complex Needs

Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, Inc.
WARM Essential Appliance Replacement Project

Wilmington CareNet Counseling Center, Inc.
CareNet Benevolent Initiative

How to apply

Applications are accepted Dec. 1 through Feb. 15, and grants are awarded in the spring. For more information and to apply, visit bemc.org.

Learn more

Like this?

Share it with others