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Nov
29

Dogwood Health Trust Helps WNC Communities Leverage American Rescue Plan Act Funds for Affordable Housing

Asheville, N.C. – Dogwood Health Trust recently awarded more than $11.5 million in grants to support affordable housing projects throughout western North Carolina. These grants, varying in amounts between $275,000 and $2.5 million, were awarded to counties and municipalities that intend to use funding through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) in order to address the critical shortage of affordable and supportive housing for vulnerable populations. Utilizing Dogwood’s grant funding, these counties and municipalities are now in a position to leverage even more resources, with just over $21 million already secured.

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Nov
29

Judge Allyson K. Duncan Elected Trustee of The Duke Endowment

Charlotte, NC – Judge Allyson K. Duncan has been elected a Trustee of The Duke Endowment. “With her distinguished legal career, wide-ranging interests and expertise, and her deep roots in the Carolinas, we know Allyson Duncan will be a strong addition to our Board,” said Chair Minor Shaw. “Our founder wanted his Trustees to be ‘persons of character and ability,’ and she fits that mandate completely.”

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Nov
29

Community Foundation of Henderson County Announces Special Anniversary Grants

Hendersonville, N.C., November 23, 2021 – Community Foundation of Henderson County is celebrating 40 years of commitment to the local community in 2022. To honor the generosity of Community Foundation donors, the commitment of local nonprofits, and the enduring spirit of the local community, the Foundation is dedicating additional grantmaking funds for nonprofit organizations that work to make life better for all in Henderson County.

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Nov
29

St. Gerard House Expands Autism Care in Western North Carolina with Internal Infrastructure Expansion Grant

St. Gerard House (SGH) announces a $226,188 grant from Dogwood Health Trust to expand internal capacity in preparation of a future campus project. This infusion of funding creates three (3) full time jobs in the WNC region and builds the internal infrastructure necessary to scale up services as SGH moves to build a 10-acre campus in the coming years. 

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Nov
19

Cone Health Foundation Awards $4.3 Million to Nonprofits

Greensboro - Cone Health Foundation announced the commitment of $4,308,025 in grants to 43 different Greensboro-area nonprofit organizations. Some organizations will receive more than one monetary grant and others will receive technical assistance with no monetary grant. The awards support agencies working in the Foundation’s four focus areas of grantmaking:  access to health care, adolescent pregnancy prevention, HIV, and substance use/mental health disorders. Some fall outside of these defined categories and support community collaborations. The median award was $67,360 and 44 percent of grant awards were made in the access to care funding area.
 

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Nov
19

Duke Energy provides $1 million in grants to support organizations focused on social justice, racial equity in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy today announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation for North Carolina nonprofits working to advance social justice and racial equity.

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Nov
10

Dogwood Health Trust Shares Results of Commissioned Regional Housing Study

Patrick Bowen with Bowen National Research will present the regional findings during an upcoming Dec. 3 webinar

Asheville, N.C. – Dogwood Health Trust announced today the availability of a comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment of Western North Carolina. The research and analysis, conducted by Bowen National Research between January and June 2021, includes a collection of primary data, analysis of secondary data, and on-site market research. Dogwood has invited Patrick Bowen with Bowen National Research to present the findings to the region in a webinar on December 3, 2021 beginning at 12:00 noon.

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Nov
10

NC Community Foundation distributes over $4 million in grants through NC Healing Communities Fund

North Carolina Community Foundation launched its NC Healing Communities Fund in January 2021 to benefit nonprofit organizations suffering from the financial impacts of COVID-19. The Fund specifically focuses on supporting organizations embedded in and serving marginalized communities, including communities of color, communities of lower wealth, mostly rural communities, and where English may not be the primary language.

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Nov
09

NC Local News Lab Fund awards largest round of grant funding to date with new NC funding partners

The NC Local News Lab at the North Carolina Community Foundation has awarded $856,000 in new grants to news and community organizations.

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Nov
04

Richburg, Hagan Honored for Distinguished Service

SOURCE: UNC Greensboro - View full story here
UNC Greensboro formally awarded its most prestigious public service honors to the late Senator Kay Hagan and Dr. Antonia Monk Richburg ‘87, ‘00 MPA during the Distinguished Service Awards ceremony held at the Elliott University Center Auditorium on Oct. 27. The recipients were selected in 2020, but the presentation was postponed as a result of the pandemic.

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