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Oct
15

NCCF supports equitable model for hurricane response through NC Inclusive Disaster Recovery Network

“Disasters don’t discriminate.” It’s a common sentiment widely shared in the wake of hurricanes and other emergencies, but is it true?

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Oct
15

Tip the Scales NC Fund created to support nonprofit programs combating racial and social inequities across the state

When Jeremy Yates first watched the video of George Floyd being killed by police officers on the streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota, he struggled to sleep. "What happened to George Floyd just knocked the wind out of me," he said. "I was emotionally struggling and knew I needed to work through this and take real action."

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Oct
15

NC Local News Lab Fund awards $615,000 in new grants to 21 organizations across the state

The NC Local News Lab at the North Carolina Community Foundation announces 21 new general operating support grants totaling $615,000 for a wide range of organizations serving the news and information needs of historically marginalized communities across the state.

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Oct
14

Foundation Announces First Mission-Aligned Investment to Piedmont Business Capital

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (OCTOBER 14, 2020)—The Winston-Salem Foundation (WSF) announces the first investment from its new Inclusive Economy Portfolio, a mission-aligned investment fund created to support local businesses and organizations working for social change. The Foundation’s $100,000 investment is being made to nonprofit community lender Piedmont Business Capital (PBC) to provide loans to businesses that are owned by and benefit communities of color in Forsyth County.

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Oct
13

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and Phillips Foundation Announce New Revolving Loan Fund for COVID-19 Recovery

Greensboro, NC – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) today announced that it is implementing a $250,000 grant from the Phillips Foundation to catalyze a new Revolving Loan Fund (RLF).  This grant capital will provide friendly loans to eligible nonprofit organizations and social enterprises recovering from the challenges of COVID-19.

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Oct
12

Black Philanthropy Initiative to Virtually Present Annual Update and Fundraiser

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (OCTOBER 12, 2020)—The Winston-Salem Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative will present its annual update and fundraiser on Thursday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m.  The event, which is free and open to the public, will be streamed online.

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Oct
09

Triangle Community Foundation’s Conservation Transaction Program Awards Two New Grants, Bringing Total Conserved Acres Supported to 267 since 2015

Research Triangle Park, October 9, 2020: Triangle Community Foundation has announced two new grants through its land conservation transaction program, bringing the total of conserved land the Foundation has helped conserve to 267 acres since 2015. The two most recent projects collectively received over $32,000 in funding to support vital conservation in the region.
 

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Oct
09

Dogwood Health Trust Provides an Update on Commitment to Address Substance Use Disorder in Western North Carolina

Dogwood has invested approximately $3 million so far; on track to reach $5 million by end of year.
 

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Oct
08

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Forsyth County Board of Elections to Support Fair and Safe Elections

Funding will ensure Forsyth County can implement additional measures to safely administer elections during the COVID-19 pandemic
 

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Oct
08

Funding Opportunity: North Carolina Collaborative for Strong Latinx Communities

The North Carolina Collaborative for Strong Latinx Communities (NCCSLC) is now accepting responses to their RFP supporting organizations or groups led by, serving, and accountable to Latinx people and communities with general operating support.
 
 

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