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Mar
22

NC IDEA picks 25 startup semifinalists for $50,000 grants

DURHAM – Economic development foundation NC IDEA has picked 25 startups ranging from the coast to the mountains as semifinalists for its latest round of seed grants worth $50,000.

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Mar
22

Foundation for the Carolinas started with $3,000. Here’s how it’s grown in 60 years. Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article206344344.html#storylink=cpy

Originally written for the Charlotte Observer

Foundation for the Carolinas set records for assets and grants to nonprofits in 2017, the organization will announce at its annual meeting Thursday, and is developing a lucrative new source of donations.


Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article206344344.html#storylink=cpy

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Mar
21

Cone Health Foundation: This bill could widen access to mental health care

Originally written for the News and Observer.

Once again with the rhetoric regarding gun violence, we have an opportunity to address the issue of mental health, as too many people automatically connect these issues.

But, in fact, people with mental illness are more likely to be victims of gun violence than offenders.


Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article205980454.html#storylink=cpy

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Mar
21

NC Community Foundation awards $25,000 Disaster Relief Fund grant to support Hurricane Matthew documentary

The board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 Disaster Relief Fund grant to Longleaf Productions to support the production of a Hurricane Matthew documentary, according to Laura Beasely, statewide grants committee chair and a member of the board of directors.
 
 

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Mar
20

NC Community Foundation awards $25,000 Disaster Relief Fund grant to UNC-Chapel Hill Coastal Resilience Center

The board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 Disaster Relief Fund grant to the UNC-Chapel Hill Coastal Resilience Center to support the Hurricane Matthew Recovery and Resilience Initiative, according to Laura Beasely, statewide grants committee chair and a member of the board of directors.

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Mar
16

Friends of the Smokies and Cherokee Preservation Foundation collaborate on SPiN program

ASHEVILLE, NC – Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will continue to work together to expand and improve the Seeking Paths in Nature (SPiN) program to reach more students in Western North Carolina through a $106,000 grant from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation.

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Mar
15

Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Funds Planning Study for Youth After-School Program

WILSON, N.C. – Healthcare Foundation of Wilson will fund a six-month planning and evaluation study to explore the feasibility of a new after-school program that is designed to positively impact the lives of middle school students in Wilson. The study will be led jointly by Healthcare Foundation of Wilson and Wilson 20/20 Community Vision, reflecting the close partnership and alignment of the two organizations to benefit the community. 

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Mar
14

John Rex Endowment Awards Grants to Plan for Children’s Safety

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 14, 2018) – John Rex Endowment announces grant awards totaling more than $266,000 for the prevention of childhood injury in Wake County.

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Mar
14

Northern Albemarle Community Foundation announces new board members

The board of advisors of the Northern Albemarle Community Foundation announces new advisory board members, according to James Watson, board president.

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Mar
13

NC Community Foundation accepting applications for statewide scholarship funds

The North Carolina Community Foundation is accepting applications for statewide scholarship funds, according to Leslie Ann Jackson, NCCF director of grants and scholarships.
 

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