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May
10

Carolinas Credit Union Foundation announces gifts for disaster relief

KERNVERSVILLE, NC - As communities in the Carolinas continue with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts, the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation recently presented a donation of $20,000 to the Disaster Relief Fund at North Carolina Community Foundation and $20,000 to the One SC Relief Fund, housed at the Central Carolina Community Foundation. According to Lauren Whaley, Credit Union Foundation president, this follows an already $50,000 disbursed in the form of quick impact grants directly to credit union members who lost their homes and personal possessions.

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May
10

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point Announces New Board Member

High Point, N.C. - The Foundation for a Healthy High Point welcomes Stephanie Johnson to its Board of Directors. Ms. Johnson brings great knowledge and insights about Greater High Point to the Foundation's Board of Directors' said Tina Markanda, Executive Director of the Foundation. Johnson is a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors and brings over 20 years of experience in the finance industry to the Foundation's leadership.

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May
10

Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount hosts Tar River Food & Wine Festival

The board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount hosted the Tar River Food & Wine Festival on Thursday, April 27 at Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville, according to Kelly Joyner Lee, regional director.

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May
02

Youth Grantmakers in Action Award Grants to Youth-Led Projects

Youth Grantmakers in Action (YGA) recently announced eight grants totaling $2,460 at their annual grant celebration event. These grants will support projects to help the youth of Forsyth County come together to make a difference in our community.

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May
02

2017 Forsyth County Teacher Grants Announced

The Winston-Salem Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Forsyth County Teacher Grants for professional development to K-12th grade teachers in the WinstonSalem/Forsyth County Schools.  A total of $53,720 was granted to 32 teacher grantees (see following pages).  The selection committee, comprised of a panel of professional educators, made the awards in support of innovative and results-oriented educational experiences for teachers to improve their teaching ability and enhance the subject or content being taught in the classroom.

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May
02

Carteret Community Foundation hosts 31st annual Golfing for Grants tournament

The Carteret Community Foundation recently hosted the 31st annual Golfing for Grants golf tournament to raise funds for local community grantmaking.

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Apr
25

Lee County Community Foundation establishes Holzwarth Family Endowment

The board of advisors of the Lee County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Holzwarth Family Endowment, according to Oliver Crawley, board president.

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Apr
21

Community Foundation of Henderson County Announces Baker Barber Collection Special Presentation

Hendersonville, N.C., April 18, 2017: Photographs from the Baker Barber collection will be featured in a special presentation that honors the African American members of the Henderson County community.

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Apr
17

Mebane Foundation Funds Five Year Multi-Million Dollar Strategic Initiative to Address Early Success

The Mebane Charitable Foundation, located in Mocksville, NC, has approved a grant of almost $2.5 million to Davie County Schools to support a five-year early literacy initiative to improve kindergarten readiness and to increase the percentage of students reading proficiently by the end of third grade.

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Apr
12

John Rex Endowment President's Message- Leaving the Endowment

From Kevin Cain, President and CEO

After 16 years as the President and CEO of the John Rex Endowment, I have made the decision to retire.  I will move on in the next few months after my successor has been identified.

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