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Aug
27

Black Philanthropy Initiative Announces Impact Grant Recipients during Black Philanthropy Month

The Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) announces $26,800 in grants awarded from the Black Philanthropy Fund’s Impact Grants program. BPI’s Impact Grants are investments in local programs, projects, and initiatives that support issues impacting the black community in Forsyth County. This program looks to invest in black-led organizations/groups with annual budgets of less than $150,000, recognizing that there are local groups/organizations doing impactful work that are newer and/or have smaller budgets than their counterparts.

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Aug
26

Cumberland Community Foundation Kicks Off 40th Anniversary

Fayetteville, N.C., August 26, 2020—Cumberland Community Foundation (CCF) is kicking off its 40th anniversary announcing over $1,000,000 in grants and scholarships. This month, the foundation will award $400,000 in general support grants to some of its longtime nonprofit partners and over $700,000 in college scholarships to local students. 

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Aug
24

The Trust Announces Omari Richins as Health Improvement Program Officer

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is excited to announce Omari Richins, currently a community health fellow at the Mat-Su Health Foundation in Alaska, will join the Trust this fall as a Health Improvement in North Carolina program officer.

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Aug
20

Blue Cross NC Foundation Welcomes New Team Member, Expands Program and Operations Areas

Senior Program Officer for Healthy Communities and Director of Operational Excellence Added    

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Aug
18

Wierman Leaving Foundation to Become President and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (AUGUST 18, 2020)—Scott F. Wierman, who has served as president of The Winston-Salem Foundation since 1997, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, which is based in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.  Wierman joined The Winston-Salem Foundation as senior vice president for donor services in 1988 and will continue to serve as president until late fall 2020.
 
 

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Aug
14

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION OF CLEVELAND COUNTY GRANTEE WINS STATE AWARD WE REACH Transit/TACC captures Innovation Award

(SHELBY, NC) – One of the most recent opportunities for additional transportation services was established in 2017 with the advent of a REACH bus running from a low-income high-risk neighborhood around Graham Elementary School to fixed stops around the city. The Transportation Administration of Cleveland County (TACC) was awarded a 2020 NC Department of Transportation MOBI Innovation Award for the REACH Transit Route Project.

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Aug
10

Outer Banks Community Foundation Awards $65,000 to Help Families with Childcare, Remote Learning

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has awarded more than $65,000 in emergency funding to local nonprofits. The grants will help families in Dare County afford childcare and tutoring during the COVID-19 school closures.
“Our schools are starting in 10 days with remote learning, which will safeguard our students and teachers through the COVID crisis, but will also present a tremendous challenge for working families who cannot stay home with their kids,” said Lorelei Costa, the Community Foundation’s executive director.“The Community Foundation is working to address this urgent need by helping nonprofits offer new childcare and tutoring programs in our community, and by offering scholarships to help families afford these and other educational programs.”

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Aug
06

Golden LEAF Board announces 19 projects totaling more than $11M in funding

Golden LEAF Board announces 19 projects totaling more than $11M in funding, hears economic update from Tom Barkin, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Funding will support job creation, leadership development, agriculture, workforce development, disaster recovery

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