skip to Main Content

Tan quotations marks in serif fontI look forward to partnering with our inaugural board of directors in sustaining the positive momentum community members are already generating.

– William Buster
CEO & President, NHCE

The first CEO and President of the Endowment is William Buster, a seasoned leader in philanthropy who has dedicated his life’s work to improving the social determinants of health and quality of life for all people across the South. In his position, Buster will work closely with the 13-member board and its committees and a cross-section of stakeholders and organizations with a vested interest in a sustainable, equitable future.

Click below to learn more about the appointment.

Learn More

2022 Cape Fear Opportunities and Needs Grants is now open!

The New Hanover Community Endowment is excited to announce that the application period for the 2022 Cape Fear Opportunities and Needs Grants (Cape Fear ON) is now open! Applications will be accepted from September 1, 2022 through September 30, 2022 via our website portal.

Reflections and Updates

New Hanover Community Endowment Begins Community Advisory Council Application Process

The New Hanover Community Endowment (NHCE) is now accepting applications from residents who wish to be considered for the community advisory council (CAC). The inaugural…

Read more

William Buster Leads Endowment as First CEO & President

The New Hanover Community Endowment announced its first CEO and President will be William Buster, a seasoned leader in philanthropy who has dedicated his life’s…

Read more

The $1.25 billion New Hanover Community Endowment leaders want public input, talk transparency and county boundaries

(WHQR) The New Hanover Community Endowment was created to manage over a billion dollars in proceeds from the sale of New Hanover Regional Medical Center.…

Read more

2022 Cape Fear Opportunities and Needs Introductory Video

About Us

There’s a story here.
And it’s going to have a happy ending.

Get Involved

Here’s how you can make a real difference in our community.

Back To Top