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May
30

Leon Levine Foundation commits $1 million to help solve NC foster-care crisis

Originally posted in the Winston-Salem Journal.

CHARLOTTE - Charlotte's Leon Levine Foundation has committed $1 million to the Children's Home Society of North Carolina, making one of the largest contributions to its strategic growth campaign. The Children's Home Society offers a wide range of family services, including adoption and foster care, parent education, teen pregnancy prevention and post-adoption support. Founded in 1902, it has placed more than 15,000 children into adoptive homes statewide.

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May
26

BCBSNC Foundation - Health Care Equipment and Training Grant Cycle

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation is pleased to announce that they will open a new Health Care Equipment and Training Grant cycle for proposals on June 5. These equipment and training grants are one-time, one-year grants (up to $10,000) focusing on projects that improve quality, increase the capacity, or broaden scope of service of safety net providers based on the purchase of equipment or training for staff.

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May
26

CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $679,400 in ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Fayetteville, NC - Cumberland Community Foundation announced scholarship awards to students at its annual scholarship awards presentation on May 25, 2017 at 4 p.m.  Students, family, scholarship committee volunteers, and donors attended the event which was held at Cape Fear Botanical Garden.

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May
18

Caswell Community Foundation gives surprise grant to library; reports $1.2 million awarded in County

A surprise grant of $3,000 was awarded to Caswell Friends of the Library by The Community Foundation of the Dan River at a May 17 luncheon for Caswell County supporters, grant recipients, and potential donors at Caswell Pines Golf Course. The grant is in honor of the Foundation's 20th anniversary and will be used to expand and increase the impact of the children's and teen summer reading program at Gunn Memorial Library for the community's young patrons.

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May
17

Call for Nominations ~ Sauer Charitable Leadership Award Deadline June 30, 2017

Hendersonville, NC, May 17, 2017:   Community Foundation of Henderson County is currently accepting nominations for the Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award. The award is presented yearly by the Community Foundation at the Annual Luncheon to honor a local philanthropist who makes a difference in our community by giving of their time, talent and treasures by providing outstanding leadership through their personal philanthropic efforts.

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May
17

Stanly County Community Foundation Exceeds Goal with $223,000 Raised

Total helped by $100,000 matching gift in honor of C.B. Crook


May 1, 2017, ALBEMARLE, N.C. - The Stanly County Community Foundation, a regional affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas, announced it has exceeded its fundraising goal. 

The $123,000 raised will be added to a $100,000 anonymous matching gift made in memory of C.B. Crook for a total of $223,000.

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May
16

Biogen Foundation awards more than $125K in STEM grants for NC schools

The Biogen Foundation has awarded more than $125,000 in grants to support science education programs and projects in schools across North Carolina.

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May
16

Golden LEAF grants $5 million for Hurricane Matthew recovery in Pembroke and Lumberton

Originally posted in The Robesonian by Bob Shiles

LUMBERTON - The communities of Lumberton and Pembroke will receive almost $5 million in state Golden LEAF Foundation grants to assist in Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts and economic development.

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May
16

Golden LEAF Foundation awards Fayetteville $1.2 million

Orignially posted in The Fayetteville Observer by Andrew Barksdale

Fayetteville officials say they will use a $1.2 million Golden LEAF Foundation grant toward two Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.

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May
15

The Duke Endowment Awards $18 million in Grants

May 15, 2017 Trustees of The Duke Endowment in Charlotte have approved $18.2 million in 35 new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina.

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