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Nov
19

Cone Health Foundation Awards $4.3 Million to Nonprofits

Greensboro - Cone Health Foundation announced the commitment of $4,308,025 in grants to 43 different Greensboro-area nonprofit organizations. Some organizations will receive more than one monetary grant and others will receive technical assistance with no monetary grant. The awards support agencies working in the Foundation’s four focus areas of grantmaking:  access to health care, adolescent pregnancy prevention, HIV, and substance use/mental health disorders. Some fall outside of these defined categories and support community collaborations. The median award was $67,360 and 44 percent of grant awards were made in the access to care funding area.
 

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Nov
19

Duke Energy provides $1 million in grants to support organizations focused on social justice, racial equity in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy today announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation for North Carolina nonprofits working to advance social justice and racial equity.

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Nov
10

Dogwood Health Trust Shares Results of Commissioned Regional Housing Study

Patrick Bowen with Bowen National Research will present the regional findings during an upcoming Dec. 3 webinar

Asheville, N.C. – Dogwood Health Trust announced today the availability of a comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment of Western North Carolina. The research and analysis, conducted by Bowen National Research between January and June 2021, includes a collection of primary data, analysis of secondary data, and on-site market research. Dogwood has invited Patrick Bowen with Bowen National Research to present the findings to the region in a webinar on December 3, 2021 beginning at 12:00 noon.

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Nov
10

NC Community Foundation distributes over $4 million in grants through NC Healing Communities Fund

North Carolina Community Foundation launched its NC Healing Communities Fund in January 2021 to benefit nonprofit organizations suffering from the financial impacts of COVID-19. The Fund specifically focuses on supporting organizations embedded in and serving marginalized communities, including communities of color, communities of lower wealth, mostly rural communities, and where English may not be the primary language.

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Nov
09

NC Local News Lab Fund awards largest round of grant funding to date with new NC funding partners

The NC Local News Lab at the North Carolina Community Foundation has awarded $856,000 in new grants to news and community organizations.

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Nov
04

Richburg, Hagan Honored for Distinguished Service

SOURCE: UNC Greensboro - View full story here
UNC Greensboro formally awarded its most prestigious public service honors to the late Senator Kay Hagan and Dr. Antonia Monk Richburg ‘87, ‘00 MPA during the Distinguished Service Awards ceremony held at the Elliott University Center Auditorium on Oct. 27. The recipients were selected in 2020, but the presentation was postponed as a result of the pandemic.

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Nov
03

The Winston Salem Foundation Requests Grant Applications for Transportation to Employment

Lack of transportation is often a barrier to individuals and families moving out of poverty because they are unable to access and retain employment that pays a living wage.  By improving access to efficient and affordable transportation, we can reduce underemployment, increase job retention and family sufficiency, and help individuals and families easily, safely, and affordably get where they need to go.

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Nov
03

The Winston Salem Foundation Announces more than $1.4 Million in Scholarships to Local Students

The Winston-Salem Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship totals for the 2021-2022 academic year: more than $1.4 million has been awarded to 537 students seeking post-secondary education in North Carolina, the Southeast, and beyond.
 

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Nov
03

SECU Foundation Answers Call for Help with Challenge Grant for Rowan County Non-Profit

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A $1.5 million challenge grant from SECU Foundation was recently awarded to Partners in Learning in Rowan County. The organization is seeking to raise the additional capital to expand services for families of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities through the construction of an education and clinical services facility at its new campus in Salisbury. The Foundation’s commitment is earmarked for the site’s SECU Family Development Clinic.

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Nov
03

Cone Health Foundation Announces New Board Member and Officers

Greensboro - Cone Health Foundation, Guilford County’s largest health-specific philanthropy, has added a new member to its Board of Directors:

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