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May
17

Stanly County Community Foundation Exceeds Goal with $223,000 Raised

Total helped by $100,000 matching gift in honor of C.B. Crook


May 1, 2017, ALBEMARLE, N.C. - The Stanly County Community Foundation, a regional affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas, announced it has exceeded its fundraising goal. 

The $123,000 raised will be added to a $100,000 anonymous matching gift made in memory of C.B. Crook for a total of $223,000.

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May
16

Biogen Foundation awards more than $125K in STEM grants for NC schools

The Biogen Foundation has awarded more than $125,000 in grants to support science education programs and projects in schools across North Carolina.

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May
16

Golden LEAF grants $5 million for Hurricane Matthew recovery in Pembroke and Lumberton

Originally posted in The Robesonian by Bob Shiles

LUMBERTON - The communities of Lumberton and Pembroke will receive almost $5 million in state Golden LEAF Foundation grants to assist in Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts and economic development.

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May
16

Golden LEAF Foundation awards Fayetteville $1.2 million

Orignially posted in The Fayetteville Observer by Andrew Barksdale

Fayetteville officials say they will use a $1.2 million Golden LEAF Foundation grant toward two Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts.

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May
15

The Duke Endowment Awards $18 million in Grants

May 15, 2017 Trustees of The Duke Endowment in Charlotte have approved $18.2 million in 35 new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina.

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May
11

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina supports local farm initiatives

Originally found in Mountain XPress, posted by Max Hunt. From the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy:

 

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina supports local farm initiatives
Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy receives grants for beginning farmer programs & WNC Farmlink

Asheville, NC - The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) recently awarded two grants to the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC), to support beginning farmers and help ensure that the next generation can continue farming.

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May
10

2017 Award Recipients Announced at the Foundation's May 3 Community Luncheon

WINSTON-SALEM, NC The Winston-Salem Foundation hosted its annual Community Luncheon on May 3 with a sold-out crowd of 1,250 community members in attendance.

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May
10

Carolinas Credit Union Foundation announces gifts for disaster relief

KERNVERSVILLE, NC - As communities in the Carolinas continue with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts, the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation recently presented a donation of $20,000 to the Disaster Relief Fund at North Carolina Community Foundation and $20,000 to the One SC Relief Fund, housed at the Central Carolina Community Foundation. According to Lauren Whaley, Credit Union Foundation president, this follows an already $50,000 disbursed in the form of quick impact grants directly to credit union members who lost their homes and personal possessions.

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May
10

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point Announces New Board Member

High Point, N.C. - The Foundation for a Healthy High Point welcomes Stephanie Johnson to its Board of Directors. Ms. Johnson brings great knowledge and insights about Greater High Point to the Foundation's Board of Directors' said Tina Markanda, Executive Director of the Foundation. Johnson is a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors and brings over 20 years of experience in the finance industry to the Foundation's leadership.

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May
10

Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount hosts Tar River Food & Wine Festival

The board of advisors of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Foundation for Greater Rocky Mount hosted the Tar River Food & Wine Festival on Thursday, April 27 at Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville, according to Kelly Joyner Lee, regional director.

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