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Sep
19

Improving Oral Health in the Carolinas is Aim of New $35+ Million Commitment

The Duke Endowment is joined by the Blue Cross NC Foundation and the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation to support range of new approaches

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Sep
12

Scott T. Hamilton Named President of the Golden LEAF Foundation

ROCKY MOUNT, NC – Following a thorough search process, the Golden LEAF Foundation Board announced the organization’s third president today. Scott Hamilton was selected from a broad pool of qualified candidates with deep expertise in nonprofit management, grant making, and economic development from across the state and those from the region with strong ties to North Carolina.

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Sep
12

North Carolina’s Disaster Relief Fund approaches $6 million

Gov. Roy Cooper's office says donations to North Carolina's Disaster Relief Fund following Hurricane Florence have reached nearly $6 million.

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Sep
12

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina awards $379,787 in focus area grants

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) approved six focus area grants totaling $379,787 to support regional projects in Early Childhood Development, Food and Farming, and Natural and Cultural Resources as well as $200,000 to expand a matched-savings program at OnTrack Financial Education and Counseling funded through the People in Need focus area.

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Sep
12

Dr. Louis Muglia Named President of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- Louis J. Muglia, MD, PhD, a renowned physician-scientist, has been named President of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, a private foundation located in Research Triangle Park, NC.  Dr. Muglia will assume the position in January 2020.

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Sep
09

Outer Banks Community Foundation Accepting Donations after Hurricane Dorian

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting donations to support relief and recovery after Hurricane Dorian in both Dare County and Ocracoke.

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Aug
28

Benjamin June Joins Clemmons Community Foundation

The Clemmons Community Foundation is pleased to announce and welcome to its staff team Benjamin June who will serve as Program Officer.

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Aug
27

Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation: A Call to Action

For Love of Humankind: A Call to Action for Southern Philanthropy
 

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Aug
26

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Honors Former Trustee John O. McNairy with a $250,000 Gift to Cars for College Program

Winston-Salem, NC (August 26, 2019) – To commemorate former Trustee John O. McNairy’s 20 years of service to the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Trustees have gifted an honorarium of $250,000 to Lenoir Community College Foundation to help launch its Cars for College program, an economic mobility initiative that will secure transportation for students who are enrolled in Lenoir Community College and earning college credit. The intended outcome is to remove the mobility barriers that often prevent students from owning and operating a safe and dependable motor vehicle.

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Aug
21

Black Philanthropy Initiative Announces 2019 Grant Recipients during Black Philanthropy Month

The Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) announces $25,000 in grants awarded from the Black Philanthropy Fund’s tenth grant cycle, supporting programs that are improving the lives of African Americans in the area of Advancing Racial Equity in Education. Proposals were requested that addressed outcome gaps in the education-to-career continuum within the following focus areas: post-secondary education pathways, talent & workforce development; career advancement; and economic security and mobility.
 

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