2022 Annual fund

The purpose of the Peninsula Community Foundation (PCF) is to help people in need in our local community. We need your help to do that!

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Uniting a
Generous Community

For non-profit organizations who would like to submit a grant application, please note that we now consider grants two times a year, in July (submitted by May 15) and in December (submitted by October 15).

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Our Mission

The mission of the Peninsula Community Foundation is to support and empower the work of nonprofit organizations in the Lake Norman area by providing financial resources and assistance.


Generous communities include sponsors big and small. We’re thankful to all our partners who help us invest in the Lake Norman area. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us.

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As neighbors and as a community, we believe we are stronger together. Show up and make a difference or help others who can.

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Donation Wish List

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The Hope House is in need of cleaning items, household items, and pantry items for Hope House residents and their families.
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Success Stories

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PCF Partnership Luncheon
Ada Jenkins Mobile Dentistry Bus Hits the Road Again
Lake Norman Hospice and Palliative Care

News & Updates

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10 Great Things about PCF Gala This Year!

10 Great Things about PCF Gala This Year!

We are dressing up for the first time since 2017 – no casual Friendsgiving this year – we are doing “creative semi-formal” with an emphasis on the color green. Or stuff your pockets with green, that works too!

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“Emerald” Gala Celebrates 20 Plus Years of Giving

“Emerald” Gala Celebrates 20 Plus Years of Giving

For the first time since 2019, The Peninsula Community Foundation will host a Semi-Formal Gala on Saturday, November 19 to celebrate its 20th, and 21st anniversary at The Peninsula Club in Cornelius.

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Nonprofits we support

The Peninsula Community Foundation (PCF) unites the neighbors of the Peninsula Community in Cornelius, NC to empower the work of nonprofit organizations.

Ada Jenkins Center
Angels & Sparrows
Answer Scholarship Foundation
Bags of Hope
Beds for Kids
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte
Bright Blessings LKN
Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation
Caterpillar Ministries
Classroom Central
Community in Christ Preschool
Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center
Davidson Village Network
Discovery Place Kids
Emerald School of Excellence
Global Minds United
Hope House Foundation
Hospice & Palliative Care
Hunter Dalton HDLife Foundation
Lake Norman Community Health Clinic
Little Smiles
Live Healthy Kids
Make An Impact Foundation
Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina
Neighborhood Care Center
Safe Alliance
Scouting Through Soccer
Serenity House
Special Olympics North Carolina
Thrive Global Project
YMCA Lake Norman