Recent history and troubling current events are turning a glaring mirror on America, fueling the urgency to shape a more equitable future, to put more shoulder behind that bending moral arc. We’ve watched in horror as white supremacists snake through our streets spewing violence and hatred with impunity. We’ve witnessed the rise of elected leaders who unapologetically express racist attitudes and enact policies that target communities of color and exacerbate inequality. We’ve seen state after state pass laws intended to disenfranchise entire populations; one court found North Carolina’s voting procedures “target African-Americans with almost surgical precision.”
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Who do you go to when you need advice? Your mom? Your best friend? What about work advice? We know our peers are the best resource when we’re struggling with a work problem or question. That’s true everywhere and in every industry. So, we asked grantmakers, “What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?” And they delivered. . .
GREENVILLE – A hands-on program to train workers for good-paying jobs in pharmaceutical manufacturing officially opened this week in Greenville to the applause of economic developers, industry executives and leaders in government and academia.
GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - A big gift was announced this morning to a major expansion at the largest hospital in Eastern Carolina.
GREENVILLE – Vidant Health and Golden LEAF Foundation officials announced today a $10.8 million Golden LEAF grant to fund major equipment in the state-of-the-art cancer center and bed tower on the Vidant Medical Center campus. Eastern North Carolina has a much higher mortality rate for cancer diagnosis than the national average, and more than 7,500 new cases are diagnosed each year in this region.
The Foundation for a Healthy High Point, a private foundation that invests in the advancement of health and wellness for High Point residents, reviews its 2017 grantmaking.
CHARLOTTE – Foundation For The Carolinas is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 Longleaf Fund grant cycle, awarding capital grants in select cities in North and South Carolina. FFTC is accepting applications from eligible organizations in and serving Charlotte, Fayetteville and Rocky Mount in NC, and Spartanburg and Florence in SC.
The board of advisors of the Brunswick County Community Foundation announces new advisory board members, according to Barbara Patten, board president.
The board of directors of the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation announces the return of the Duck & Wine Festival, its annual fundraiser hosted in partnership with Coastal Cantina.
The North Carolina Community Foundation announces the opening of scholarship season, according to Leslie Ann Jackson, NCCF director of grants and scholarships.