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Get to know how this nonprofit is working to strengthen communities and improve quality of life for residents in Elizabeth City and Northeastern North Carolina.

This year, 34 nonprofits are starting the year off strong thanks to the Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards® grant program, which recognizes organizations that address education, hunger or homelessness in our local communities. Chick-fil-A awarded a total of $5 million to recipients spanning 19 states and 33 cities, with grants ranging from $50,000 to $350,000 to help these nonprofits further their impact in 2022 and beyond.

River City Community Development Corporation (RCCDC) is one of our winners from the Atlantic region.

Helping others reach their full potential

RCCDC was founded in 1990 with the belief that all people should be given the opportunity to reach their full potential.

With a mission to strengthen communities and improve quality of life for residents in Elizabeth City and Northeastern North Carolina, the organization offers a number of programs and initiatives. From providing affordable housing, to supporting job creation and training, to offering business development, health and wellness, cultural awareness, and youth empowerment, RCCDC is focused on creating bright futures for those in its local community.

“As we tackle the new challenges of building communities, empowering our youth, encouraging entrepreneurship, and nurturing our seniors in Northeastern North Carolina, we look forward to continued service to our community,” said Dr. Lenora Jarvis-Mackey, President and CEO, RCCDC. “We will impact our community and region by continuing to serve underserved and marginalized persons, providing housing stability services, job training, entrepreneurship, business and youth development."

Want to learn more?

If you’re interested in learning more about this incredible organization and how you can get involved, visit the RCCDC’s website.

To meet all of our 2022 grant recipients, visit our winners page.

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