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Jul
06

Heather Parlier joins Dogwood Health Trust as Director of Human Resources


Asheville, N.C. –   Dogwood Health Trust is pleased to announce that Heather Parlier will join the organization as Director of Human Resources. She begins her duties on July 12, 2021. Parlier joins Dogwood from UNC Asheville where she has served as Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Institutional Equity, and General Counsel since October 2019.  While in this position, she created the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program at UNC Asheville. Parlier also served UNC Asheville from 2013 to 2016 as General Counsel and as Chief of Staff to the Chancellor.  In those positions, she was the chief legal officer for the institution, oversaw the work of the Office of the Chancellor, and was the lead staff member on the campus’s strategic planning process.
 

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Jun
30

Dogwood Health Trust Announces Establishment of Impact Health


Asheville, N.C. –   Dogwood Health Trust is pleased to announce the establishment of Impact Health, a new entity formed to manage and oversee the Healthy Opportunities Pilot across Western North Carolina’s 18 counties. The Healthy Opportunities Pilot is the nation’s first comprehensive program to test evidence-based, non-medical interventions designed to reduce costs and improve the health of Medicaid members. The groundbreaking program will create a systematic approach to integrating and financing services that address housing stability, transportation access, food security and interpersonal safety into the delivery of health care – with a goal of building the evidence base to identify which services are most effective at improving health and lowering health care costs. 
 

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Jun
29

North Carolina Healing Communities Fund distributes nearly $2 million in grants to nonprofits impacted by COVID-19

The North Carolina Community Foundation is pleased to announce nearly $2 million in grants from the North Carolina Healing Communities Fund. Through this first application cycle of the Fund, 59 grants were made to nonprofit organizations all across North Carolina to assist their recovery from the financial impacts of COVID-19.  The grants range from $25,000 to $50,000, totaling $1,986,429.

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Jun
29

North Carolina Community Foundation Announces New Grant Opportunity

The NC Community Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of this year’s competitive grants program of the Louise Oriole Burevitch Endowment. This program is the fourth annual competitive cycle from the Endowment, which supports nonprofit organizations serving education, health and human services in 41 eastern North Carolina counties.

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Jun
28

Dogwood Health Trust Invests more than $1 million in Rutherford County’s Homelessness Services with Grant to Out of the Ashes

Asheville, N.C. – Pat Chamberlain, Founder and Executive Director of Out of the Ashes, shared that the people seeking help from his organization often have nowhere else to go, having exhausted all traditional sources of assistance. And as the only dedicated homeless shelter in Rutherford and Polk Counties, they are always at capacity. Now, thanks to a $1,181,000 grant from Dogwood Health Trust, they have purchased a new property that will add nearly 50 beds and address critical – and previously unmet – needs. 
 

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Jun
22

Dogwood Health Trust Invests $25 Million in New Investment Fund to Create Jobs, Fuel Economic Opportunity, Improve Health and Wellness in the Region

NC-based Hatteras Venture Partners will manage the Pisgah Fund, targeting new and existing businesses in the 18-county region served by Dogwood Health Trust

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Jun
22

Foundation for a Healthy High Point Announces Fall 2021 Call for Proposals

Nonprofit organizations located in or serving residents within the Foundation’s service area that are working towards improved health and wellness are invited to explore funding opportunities available from the Foundation for a Healthy High Point.

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Jun
17

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Announces Community Progress Fund Grant Awards: Trustees award grants totaling $1.3 million to 32 organizations across the state

Winston-Salem, NC (June 17, 2021) – The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) is pleased to announce that in May 2021, Trustees awarded Community Progress Fund grants totaling $1.3 million to 32 organizations across North Carolina. 

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Jun
17

John Rex Endowment Awards $600K to Build Strength of Two Collaboratives

The John Rex Endowment Board of Directors approved $600,000 in grants to two grassroots collaboratives that support the Endowment’s desired impact that all children and their families are safe, healthy and living to their full potential. Grants were awarded to the collaborative of The RWA Center, ACLA and Young Men 4 Christ and to the collaborative of Village of Wisdom, Education Justice Alliance and ISLA NC.

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Jun
17

North Carolina Humanities Announces American Rescue Plan Humanities Grants Program

North Carolina Humanities is pleased to announce its newest grant opportunity: North Carolina Humanities American Rescue Plan Humanities Grants. Information about the American Rescue Plan Humanities Grants can be found on the NC Humanities website at https://nchumanities.org/american-rescue-plan-humanities-grants/, or on its Facebook and Twitter pages.

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