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Sep
16

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point Announces Third Quarter 2021 Emergency Relief and Small Grant Awards

High Point, N.C. — The Foundation for a Healthy High Point — a private foundation that invests in the advancement of health and wellness for Greater High Point residents — recently approved an award to support COVID-19 emergency relief efforts and two small grants to support local efforts focused on education, youth development and food insecurity.

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Sep
14

SECU Foundation Celebrates Groundbreaking for SECU DinoLab at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The preserved skeletons of two well-known dinosaur species acquired by the Friends of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences will soon have a new home at the SECU DinoLab! A groundbreaking ceremony held at the Museum’s Nature Research Center in downtown Raleigh kicked off the construction of the paleontology conservation lab for the Dueling Dinosaurs exhibit featuring a Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops. During the event, SECU Foundation announced its support for the initiative with a $2 million challenge grant to the Friends of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

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Sep
08

Dogwood Health Trust Provides Capacity and Operating Support to The Industrial Commons

Asheville, N.C. – Dogwood Health Trust recently awarded The Industrial Commons a general operating grant to further support the organization’s innovative approaches to building economic opportunities in rural western North Carolina.

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Sep
02

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina Approved Grants totaling $107,500 for Flood Relief

September 1: The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) approved five grants totaling $107,500 from its Emergency and Disaster Response Fund to nonprofits addressing response and relief efforts in counties significantly affected by the recent floods. The grants support frontline nonprofits meeting immediate needs or those whose ability to provide services was directly affected by the floods. Nonprofits use a simple, expedited process to access funds with grants awarded on a rolling basis.

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Sep
01

Immigrant-led Collaborative Awarded $308,000 Grant for Equity in Health for Immigrant Communities in Western North Carolina

Asheville, N.C. — Hola Carolina, is pleased to announce that it has received a grant to support Equity in Health for Immigrant Communities in Western North Carolina from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The project will improve the lives of our local immigrant communities by supporting our immigrant-led collaborative to come together and build on each other’s strengths to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately impacted immigrant communities across WNC. 

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Aug
27

Dogwood Health Trust Shares Mid-Year Report, Announces Virtual Community Meetings

Asheville, N.C. – Dogwood Health Trust announced today the release of its Mid-Year Impact Report, as well as an invitation to the community to attend its upcoming virtual community meetings this September. Dogwood Health Trust issued its first-ever Annual Report in December 2020, sharing 2019 financial statements and an overview of estimated grantmaking for the year 2020. Dogwood plans to share another annual report at the end of 2021, but is utilizing this report to provide a brief, mid-year update of 2021 activities amidst a year of recovery.

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Aug
24

CFWNC and Dogwood Health Trust Partner to Support Flood Relief

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) has activated and allocated resources to its Emergency and Disaster Response Fund to accept and disburse funds supporting regional flood relief with a focus on counties and communities most severely affected. Dogwood Health Trust has made a lead gift to ensure that nonprofits can access funds for the critical early response.

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Aug
24

BPI Unveils New Website and Announces Impact Grant Recipients during Black Philanthropy Month

In celebration of August’s Black Philanthropy Month, The Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) is excited to announce the public unveiling of its first website (bpiws.org) as well as $5,000 in grants awarded through its Impact Grants program.
 

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Aug
19

The Race is On | WNC Bridge Foundation 5th Annual Dragon Boat Race Fundraiser

Arden, NC: The Race is on! WNC Bridge Foundation’s premier fundraising event, Drums & Dragons, is in its final week preparing for the live race at Lake Julian Park on Saturday, August 28th! This FREE community event will host area boat racing teams, food trucks, pop-up thrift store, kid’s activities, on-site beer sales, and more. All proceeds will benefit Irene Wortham Center, MountainCare, and St. Gerard House.

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Aug
12

Locally Produced PBS Series David Holt's State of Music Receives Grant from the Community Foundation of Henderson County

Hendersonville, NC (August 6, 2021) – The Will & Deni McIntyre Foundation has been awarded a $15,000 grant by the Community Foundation of Henderson County to help fund Season 6 of David Holt’s State of Music, an Emmy-nominated public television series distributed nationally by PBS.

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