SURRY ARTS COUNCIL ENDOWMENT FUNDS
This endowment is an investment in the future of
the Surry Arts Council and the Arts in our area. Giving to this special fund, which is
professionally managed managed by the NC Community Foundation, may take the form of a cash
gift, appreciated securities or real estate, testamentary or will, life insurance,
charitable remainder or lead trust, foundation or other nonprofit organization assets.
These gifts may be memorials and/or honoraria. If you make a donation online using your credit card, you can specify who your gift is for in the comment box at checkout.
The Cindi and Andy Griffith Endowment is the Surry Arts Council's newest fund. The fund was set up at
the direction of Cindi and Andy Griffith by Martin Guitar Company with 10% of
the net sale price of each of the Limited Edition Andy Griffith Model Martin
guitars. The funds from this endowment will be used to support free Surry Arts
Council children's programs. This fund was set up on February 16, 2004.
The Barbara and Emmett Forrest Endowment was established in 2008 for maintenance of the Andy Griffith Collection.
The Kester Sink Birthday Endowment was set up by Kester's family in honor of his 80th birthday. The fund was set up in October, 2003. The proceeds from the fund will be used for scholarships for area children to attend Surry Arts Council summer programs and Children's Theatre.
The Diane Holcomb Endowment was set up in memory of Diane Holcomb by her husband, Lindsay Holcomb. This fund was set up to honor her love of musical theatre. The proceeds will be used to support the musical theatre productions of the Surry Arts Council.
The Richard T. Howerton Endowment was set up by his wife and children to support the Surry Arts Council's ongoing holiday vocal program. Dick Howerton instigated the formation of the first Surry Arts Council Chorale in which he also sang. This is a fitting tribute.
The Mildred Wolfe Robertson Scholarship Fund was set up by her students, family and friends following her death. The Scholarship is awarded annually to a music student who is pursuing a career in the arts. This scholarship recipient is selected by the Surry Arts Council Scholarship Committee.
The Sandy Beam Scholarship Fund was created by his friends and students in honor of his 60th birthday. A Sandy Beam Scholarship is awarded annually by the Surry Arts Council Scholarship Committee to a vocal or other student pursuing a career in the arts.
The Surry Arts Council Endowment Fund was created by Tanya Rees in 1992 in memory of her grandparents, Emma G. and Albert M. Bunker. Contributions have been added by the Rachel Smith Estate, Marvin Sparger Estate, C. Richard Vaughn family, Ginny and Cooper Adams, Lynn and Sandy Hallman, and others.
Hal Brownfield Endowment Fund was created by Sue Brownfield to support the annual product design competition.
A new endowment may be set up at no cost to the donor by the Surry Arts Council in conjunction with the Mount Airy Community Foundation and the North Carolina Community Foundation. A minimum initial contribution of $5000 is required. Contributions can be made to these funds at any time by designating the desired recipient fund and sending a check to the Surry Arts Council, PO Box 141, Mount Airy, NC, 27030. Honoraria and memorials are always acknowledged.
Please call Tanya Jones at the Surry Arts Council 336.786.7998 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.