Support the Big Rock Foundation and help benefit charities and worthy organizations throughout Eastern North Carolina.
In 2021, Big Rock’s annual charitable contribution totaled $1 MILLION for the first time in tournament history! In addition to contributing over $100,000 to core charities, the Big Rock was able to donate $868,500 towards larger impact campaigns.
91% of the contributions will benefit Carteret County specifically. Recipients include a variety of community improvement projects, marine conservation initiatives, and education programs.
BIG ROCK CHARITABLE GIVING REACHES $7.5 MILLION
– To promote sportfishing throughout Carteret County and the state of North Carolina.
– To promote Conservation among Sportfishermen.
– To raise money for Charities and Worthy Community Projects.
– To preserve Maritime Culture and Heritage.
– To promote Marine Education
Boy Scouts – East Carolina Council
Broad Street Clinic
The History Place
Hope Mission Soup Kitchen
Martha’s Mission Food Cupboard
BIG ROCK KIDS Boys and Girls Club
NC State University Research
The Station Club
Crystal Coast Hospice House
KWLA Carteret Health Care Cancer Center
ADDITIONAL 2021 CHARITIES
Austin Veterinary Outreach
Beaufort Middle School
Broad and Gales Creek Community
Carteret Community College
Carteret County Public School
East Carteret High School Wrestling Team
Gramercy Christian School
Hope Is Alive Ministries
Hunt of Lifetime
Make a Wish
NC State University
Town of Morehead City
Tag A Giant – Ocean Foundation
Tip of the Spear
AB Sea Turtle Project
First Baptist Church In Memory Of Bob Williams
Big Rock Fall Ball
APPLICATION DEADLINE AUGUST 5, 2022
The application period for 2022 Big Rock Grant Requests has closed.
2023 applications will be available for submission starting November 1st.