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Oct
16

The Duke Endowment: Evaluating our Fellowship Program

Since its launch in 2005, The Duke Endowment’s Fellowship program has been an opportunity for outstanding individuals to spend two years immersed in philanthropy. The goal is to give Fellows exposure to the philanthropic landscape and develop their leadership skills, while contributing to the Endowment and its mission.

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Oct
16

The Duke Endowment: Helping Davidson Grads Make an Impact

For as long as he can remember, Bruno Mourao has wanted to be a physician. But after graduating from Davidson College in May 2017, he decided he wanted to learn more about critical issues in health care before starting medical school and launching a career in medicine.

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Oct
16

The Duke Endowment: Sowing Change in Rural Churches

The large sign has only three words – Goldston Community Garden – and that’s intentional. Even though the rows of tomatoes, peppers and squash are planted on the property of Goldston United Methodist Church, the congregation wants everyone to feel welcomed.

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Oct
16

The Duke Endowment: Innovative Care for Mothers-to-Be

When December Sumpter first heard about CenteringPregnancy, she wasn’t sure it was right for her. But she decided to give it a try – and she’s now a big believer. 

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Oct
16

The Duke Endowment: Opening their Home and Hearts

The first time the Stanfields met Alexis, she was 4. Dressed in pink shorts and a white T-shirt, she had long brown hair that draped her pale face. Removed from her family because of safety concerns, she was waiting for her social worker to find her a temporary home. Her clothing and her stuffed bunny filled the black plastic garbage bag beside her.

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Oct
11

Council on Foundations Appoints Kathleen P. Enright as President and CEO

Highly respected leader will reinvigorate the Council’s role as a proactive partner to the philanthropic sector that enhances the field’s ability to advance the common good.

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Oct
09

Applications for Community Foundation of Henderson County WINS grants due by November 15

Hendersonville, N.C., October 8, 2018 – Applications for the Community Foundation of Henderson County WINS grants are due to CFHC by 5 p.m., Thursday, November 15th.


 

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Oct
09

Caswell Family Medical Center Endowment Fund established with The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

(September 26, 2018 – Danville, Virginia) The Caswell Family Medical Center Endowment Fund has been established with The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region.  The Fund will provide support for the charitable work of the Caswell Family Medical Center.

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Oct
09

The Winston-Salem Foundation Announces September Community Grants

The Winston-Salem Foundation announces 13 Community Grants totaling $222,240 that will touch the lives of many living in Forsyth County. This support is made possible by donors to the Foundation’s unrestricted funds and other flexible funds. Grants were awarded to organizations in the following program areas: arts and culture, community and economic development, health, environment, education, human services, and public interest.
 

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Oct
03

Community Foundation of Henderson County Announces Eagle Scout Scholarships

Hendersonville, NC, October 2, 2018:  Dan Barber is paying it forward with Eagle Scout scholarships.  At Sunday’s scout ceremony, newly recognized Eagle Scouts, Connor Asbury and Mitchell McKinney from Boy Scout Troop 601 were each awarded a $500 college scholarship from the Dan Barber BSA Troop 601 fund held at the Community Foundation of Henderson County.

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