Impact Alamance Invests $650,000 in Community Projects

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.


The following investments were approved by the Impact Alamance Board of Directors in September 2021.

Alamance Burlington School System - $50,000

McCray One Room School House Restoration and Outdoor Learning Environment

Funds provided will restore the McCray School and to create an outdoor learning environment that replicates the interior furnishing of the building.

Alamance Burlington School System - $150,000

Enhancing Elementary School Playgrounds

Funding will be used to enhance three elementary school playgrounds including Alexander Wilson, Highland, and Grove Park Elementary schools.

Alamance Community College Foundation - $200,000

Equipment for the Biotechnology Center of Excellence Building

The College is investing $17.6 million of the funds in the construction of a showcase 33,000 square foot facility, which will house rigorous bioscience and healthcare programs to meet the needs of these dynamic industries.

Alamance County Recreation & Parks Department - $50,000

Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area, Phase 2

Funding will be used to construct 2.5 miles of trail that will be family friendly in the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area.

City of Burlington - $50,000
National Fitness Campaign Fitness Court

Funding will go towards the installation of a National Fitness Campaign outdoor fitness court at City Park. This new outdoor facility will be open and free to the public.

Healthy Alamance - $25,000

Charettes Project

Funds will be used to conduct six charrettes in the most marginalized neighborhoods across Alamance County. A “charrette” is a collaborative planning process used to share and address conflicts regarding the health of our community.

NC 100 - $25,000
Digital Navigation and Inclusion Expansion Project

Funds will purchase laptops to be used for digital literacy classes for residents in Alamance and Rockingham counties.

Positive Attitude Youth Center, Inc - $50,000

PAYC Playground

Funding will be used for renovations of the playground area at Positive Attitude Youth Center.

Town of Elon Recreation and Parks - $50,000

Rider's Playground for Bikes, Trikes & Scooters

Funding will be used to purchase and install Rider's Playground for Bikes, Trikes, and Scooters at Slade Park in Elon, NC