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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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Nov
02

Community Foundation of Henderson County Announces Scholarships

Hendersonville, N.C., November 2, 2021 – Community Foundation of Henderson County has announced the opening of their scholarship applications for the 2022-23 academic year. The Foundation is offering nearly $600,000 in new and renewable academic scholarships for the upcoming school year through 275 award opportunities for local students. Scholarship applications opened on the Foundation’s website, cfhcforever.org, November 1. Graduating seniors, current college students, and returning adult/nontraditional students are all encouraged to apply. All scholarship applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2022.

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Nov
01

Impact Alamance Invests $650,000 in Community Projects


As part of its ongoing commitment to strengthen the county’s grid of resources, Impact Alamance has invested $650,000 to local nonprofit organizations.  A total of nine community agencies were awarded funds that aim to help make our community healthier, smarter and stronger.  “We’re helping our children grow up to become healthier, smarter, and stronger by working to power a strong grid of resources across our county that deepen community connections and improve access to better outdoor spaces, schools, training programs, and more,” says Tracey Grazer, President of Impact Alamance.

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