Annual Events and Fundraisers

Each year the Foundation hosts or participates in events and other fundraisers aimed at generating interest in the Foundation as well as donations.

For more information on any of these events, call Lynwood Roberson, Executive Director—ECC Foundation, at (252) 823-5166, ext. 212, or email robersonl@edgecombe.edu.

Annual Giving Campaign

The Annual Giving Campaign seeks financial support from individuals, businesses and other organizations to support the mission of the Foundation.

Campus Fund Drive

ECC employees donate more than $10,000 each spring through the Foundation’s Campus Fund Drive.

ECC Foundation Golf Tournament

This fall tournament is a major fundraiser for the Foundation. The tournament, played at Maccripine Country Club in Pinetops, is one of eastern North Carolina’s most popular golf events and features morning and afternoon flights. Recent tournaments have netted more than $20,000 which is used to fund student scholarships.

2018 Tournament scheduled for October 9

See photos from the 2017 ECC Foundation’s 32nd Annual Golf Tournament

Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Scholarships are awarded to students at a Scholarship Awards Ceremony held in the Mobley Atrium of the Fleming Building on the College’s Tarboro campus. This ceremony is open to family and friends of the scholarship recipients.

Springtide

Each year, donors of $250 or more are treated to an elegant party at a private home to thank them for their generous support of the Foundation.

See photos from the 2018 Springtide on Facebook

Tackle the Tar

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club hosts a Tackle the Tar mud run and fun day at the Sports Complex in Rocky Mount. The Foundation is a proud supporter of this event.  Proceeds from Tackle the Tar are used to fund scholarships awarded by the College.

View 2018 flier

See photos from the 2016 and 2017 Tackle the Tar on Facebook