Donation Options

The following County projects can be supported by donations made to the Fund:

Department on Aging
  • The Frail Elderly Fund
  • Music in My Mind
  • Seymour Fitness Center
  • General Senior Center Programs
  • Annual Community Resource Guide
  • In Praise of Age - Weekly TV Show
  • Annual RSVP 55+ Volunteer Recognition Event
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
  • Seymour Center and Central Orange Senior Center Garden

Animal Services Department

  • Animal Services Public Art Project
  • Pat Sanford Animal Welfare Award
  • Dog Exercise Area Fund
  • Community Spay/Neuter Fund
  • Cat Sheltering Enhancement
  • Free-roaming Cat Initiative
  • Medical Care for Adoptable Pets
  • Advertising Campaigns for Adoptable Pets
  • Sculptures, Benches and Landscape Amenities

Cooperative Extension Office

  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Local Food / W.C. Breeze Farm (Agricultural Extension and Research Center)


Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks & Recreation

  • Special Event Assistance
  • Youth Recreation Scholarships
  • Park Planting Improvements
  • Historic Building Restorations
  • Athletic Field Improvements
  • Pond and Habitat Improvements
  • Parks and Recreation Equipment and Amenities
  • Lands Legacy Program (Land Conservation and Management) 

Emergency Services Department 

  • Public Outreach
  • Elder Fall Prevention (UNC/Aging Partnership)
  • Community Medicine
  • Welcome to the World (Newborn/Parental Training and Safety Support)
Orange County Health Department 
  • Child Health Services
  • Adult Health Services
  • Dental Health Services
  • Family Success Alliance 
  • Environmental Health Services
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Tobacco Use Prevention/Smoking Cessation
  • Nutrition and Diabetes Management
  • Women’s Health and Screenings Services

Housing, Human Rights & Community Development Department 

  • Community Dinner

Orange County Libraries

  • Summer Reading Program for Kids - Adults

Department of Social Services

  • Toy Chest Holiday Program 
  • Foster & Adoptive Family Recognition
  • School Supplies and Food Pantry Donations
  • Youth Enhancement Fund

Orange County Arts Commission

  • Purchase of Artwork for Display (Includes Public Art)
  • Arts Grant Awards to Artists, Nonprofit Organizations & Schools
  • Piedmont Laureate Program
  • Emerging Artists Program
  • Artists’ Salon Series
  • U.S. 4th Congressional District High School Art Competition
  • General Arts Promotion
  • General Support - Orange County Arts Commission

Other County Projects and Programs

  • Orange County LocalFest
  • Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness
  • Project Connect
  • Veteran's Memorial