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, please contact

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 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 about $20,000, which is used to fund student scholarships.

See photos from the 2023 ECC Foundation’s 37th Annual Golf Tournament

Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Scholarships are awarded to students during a Scholarship Awards Ceremony held in Mobley Atrium in the Fleming Building on the Tarboro campus. Please contact for more information.


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.

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. This year’s event is set for May 18, 2024. Learn more and register

See photos from the 2023 and 2024 Tackle the Tar on Facebook