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Jul
21

The John M. Belk Endowment Announces the John M. Belk Endowment Impact Fellowship

The John M. Belk Endowment (JMBE) believes in the value of education as a means to personal fulfillment and community vitality. By creating pathways to and through postsecondary education for underrepresented students, JMBE is committed to helping students attain the marketable skills and training needed to gain meaningful employment and contribute to the development of a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

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Jul
15

Duke Energy announces $750,000 in grants for North Carolina nonprofits dedicated to social justice, racial equity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy today announced a new $750,000 grant opportunity through the Duke Energy Foundation for North Carolina nonprofit organizations working for social justice and racial equity.

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Jul
10

North Carolina Community Foundation launches North Carolina Healing Communities Fund in response to COVID-19

The North Carolina Community Foundation is honored to announce the creation of the North Carolina Healing Communities Fund to respond to nonprofit needs across the state stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jul
10

The Women’s Fund of North Carolina made $17,500 in grants supporting domestic violence programs

The Women’s Fund of North Carolina recently made $17,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations across the state that are providing domestic violence services and programs for women. These grants are in direct response to surging needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jul
10

NCCF Disaster Relief Fund made $625,000 in Hurricane Florence disaster recovery grants

The North Carolina Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund made $625,000 in disaster recovery and resiliency grants since March for communities impacted by Hurricane Florence as the Fund wraps up response to this storm.

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Jul
10

Golden LEAF announces award of 215 scholarships to rural high school seniors

Golden LEAF is pleased to announce 215 new scholarships have been awarded to support students attending four-year colleges or universities in North Carolina. This year’s scholarship recipients hail from 75 rural counties and most have lived in rural North Carolina all of their life. Students will receive $3,000 each year for up to four years of study while attending a participating college or university.

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Jul
10

K-64 program connects Catawba County students to local careers

K-64 is a collaborative workforce program bringing together education, business, government, and community leaders to connect students and employers to shape future careers, meet workforce demands, and help sustain the economic development of Catawba County. The name, K-64, is a reference to preparing students from kindergarten (K) through retirement (64).

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Jul
10

Announcing the Fall 2020 Traditional Grant Cycle and the NEW Fluid Strategic Investment Program to support COVID-19 relief efforts

Non-profit organizations located in or serving residents within the Foundation’s service area working towards improved health and wellness are invited to explore funding opportunities available from the Foundation for a Healthy High Point.  

The Foundation offers two competitive grant programs:

  • The Traditional Grant Program, for funding requests exceeding $10,000
  • The NEW Fluid Strategic Investment Program for requests to support COVID-19 relief efforts, which will temporarily replace the Small Grants Program for the balance of 2020. 
The Foundation's Small Grants Program is temporarily suspended for the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2020.

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Jul
06

The Duke Endowment Releases 2019 Annual Report: Partners in Progress

For 95 years, The Duke Endowment has supported quality organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina to safeguard children, strengthen health care, bolster education and fortify spiritual life. Our founder directed us to use our resources to improve life in the Carolinas, and we are privileged to partner with others toward that shared goal. 
 

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Jul
06

Triangle Capacity-Building Network Grants $290,000 to Organizations Led by and Serving People of Color

In May, the Foundation, as part of the Triangle Capacity-Building Network, announced $290,000 ($10,000 grants) in stabilization funding to support organizations led by and are supporting people of color and addresses the need for adaption and innovation to ensure continued viability of the organizations during and post COVID-19. 

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