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May
06

Community Foundation of Henderson County Awards $537,000 in Academic Scholarships for 2021-2022 School Year

Hendersonville, N.C., May 6, 2021 – Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce  their scholarship recipients for the 2021-22 school year. For the upcoming academic year, $537,150 is  being awarded to help advance local students’ higher education. The Foundation awarded 85 new  scholarships totaling $154,825 to 80 local students. For current recipients, 164 renewable scholarship  awards totaling $382,325 were provided.

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May
05

NC IDEA, NC Black Entrepreneurship Council award $140,000 in grants to support 14 groups across state

DURHAM – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, alongside the leadership of the North Carolina Black Entrepreneurship Council (NC BEC), announced today that the organization has awarded $140,000 in ENGAGE grants to fourteen partners throughout the state executing on innovative and transformational ideas that will elevate Black Entrepreneurship.

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May
04

Youth Grantmakers in Action Award over $7,000 in Grants to Youth-Led Projects

Youth Grantmakers in Action (YGA) announces 7 grants totaling $7,265 to support a variety of youth-led projects in Forsyth County.

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May
03

Grant from SECU Foundation to Help Non-Profit Expand Services for Onslow County Families

RALEIGH, N.C., May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation recently awarded a $40,000 Mission Development Grant to a local Jacksonville non-profit – One Place, formerly known as Onslow County Partnership for Children. The organization works with community and government groups to improve the lives of children and families by connecting them with high-quality resources for child care, early education, and child abuse prevention and intervention. One Place will use the grant to increase organizational capacity for the development of capital campaign strategies, rebranding, and website redesign to help achieve long-range goals of expanding mental health services for children and building a new facility for their permanent home.

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Apr
29

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Receives $50 Million Gift

Greensboro, NC – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) announced at its Annual Meeting today that it has received a $50 million gift, the largest in its history.

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Apr
27

The Community Foundation and Dogwood Health Trust Partner to Support Regional Vaccine Efforts

The Community Foundation and Dogwood Health Trust Partner to Support Regional Vaccine Efforts

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Apr
14

Darryl Childers joins Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation as program officer

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation is pleased to announce that Darryl Childers will join the Foundation staff as a Program Officer.

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Apr
13

Sarah Dorsett Walsh Joins The Staff of The Cannon Foundation

The Cannon Foundation is pleased to announce that Sarah Dorsett Walsh joined the staff on April 5, 2021. Sarah serves as a Program Officer and will work with grantee organizations focusing on healthcare, higher education, human services, and other areas throughout the state.

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Apr
08

Local Collaborative Partners with National Consultant to Deliver Essential Broadband Plan for Community

A collaborative of local stakeholders is taking steps to bridge the digital divide in Forsyth County, North Carolina. Following stay-at-home orders in spring 2020, a group of community members came together to address a pervasive issue that was exacerbated by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: digital inclusion.
 

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Apr
08

Laughing Gull Foundation Launches Its Climate & Environment Program with $450,000 in Grants to Organizations In The U.S. South

Durham, NC – The Laughing Gull Foundation (LGF) is pleased to announce the launch of its Climate & Environment Program with $450,000 in grants awarded to seven organizations focused on climate and environment work in the U.S. South.

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