The Covington Foundation Selected Grantees

Approved Grants 2016

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation – Winston-Salem, NC – A $15,000 grant for reroofing Flat Top Manor;

Friends of the New Bern Firemen’s Museum – New Bern, NC – A $10,000 grant to support restoration of the second floor;
 
Greater Galilee Baptist Church – Charlotte, NC – A $12,300 grant for waterproofing the foundation
of the Church;

High Point Historical Society – High Point, NC – A $7,500 grant to support the move and restoration of The Little Red Schoolhouse;

Historic Jamestown Society, Inc. – Jamestown, NC –  A $3,200 grant to restore the historic walkway;

Historic Walnut Cove Colored School – Walnut Cove, NC – A $13,500 grant for a new HVAC system  and the labor required:

Louisburg College– Louisburg, NC – A $13,000 grant to for roof replacement of the Franklin Male Academy;

Madison Colored/ C. Drew Alumni Assoc. – Madison, NC – A $3,000 grant for a structural engineering assessment with recommendations for the best manner to stabilize the building;

Murphy First United Methodist Church – Murphy, NC – A $7,500 grant to support structural assessment of the roof and an architectural fee for plans for roof repair and replacement;
 
National Society of Colonial Dames- NC – Wilmington, NC – A $20,000 grant to support the following:

an advanced diagnostic inspection with energy modeling; HVAC load calculations and system specification; and HVAC duct design, top floor. Remaining funds may be used for first phase implementation of the HVAC system;

National Trust for Historic Preservation – Washington, NC – A $15,000 grant for advanced training for stewards of NC Rosenwald Schools;

New Bern Civic Theatre – New Bern, NC – A $15,000 grant for reroofing of the Athens Theatre;

North Carolina Office of Archives and History – Raleigh, NC – A $12,000 grant for the Painted Interiors Book Project;

North Carolina Wesleyan College– Rocky Mount, NC – A $17,500 challenge grant for restoration of the Bellemonte House;

North Randolph Historical Society– Randleman, NC – A $5,000 grant to support restoration of Jule Körner’s art work in St. Paul’s Museum;

Old Salem museum & Gardens – Winston-Salem, NC – A $25,000 grant for roof replacement of the Doctor’sHouse Barn;

Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice – Durham, NC – A $25,000 grant for restoration of the Murray home;

Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice – Durham, NC – A $10,000 grant to support reconstruction of two rear rooms;

Penland Post Office and General Store Project, Inc. – Penland, NC – A $15,000 grant to support stabilization of the Post Office and General Store;

Preservation Greensboro Development Fund – Greensboro, NC – A $15,000 grant to support restoration of the cornice on the Cascade Saloon;

Preservation Greensboro Inc.– Greensboro, NC - A $12,000 grant for roof repair and painting of the Blandwood Mansion and the two dependencies;

The Körner’s Folly Foundation – Kernersville, NC – An $8,000 grant for analysis of historic finishes;

The Ocracoke Foundation – Ocracoke, NC – A $15,000 grant for restoration of the Willis Store and Fish House;

Rockingham Historical Society Museum and Archives – Reidsville, NC – An $11,450 grant to support restoration of the Tavern porch and southeast rooms;

TreesNC – Asheboro, NC – A $13,000 grant to support restoration of the 1839 Asheboro Female Academy.