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Feb
11

North Carolina Community Foundation offers more than 120 College Scholarships- now open for applications across North Carolina

Feb. 11, 2022 — More than 120 college scholarships administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) are now open for applications from students across the state, representing more than $1.5 million in available scholarship funds.
NCCF, the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina, partners with fundholders to administer hundreds of scholarship opportunities across North Carolina. All scholarships are made from specific funds with criteria established by the original donor.

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Feb
10

Dr. LaTonya Penny Joins Laughing Gull Foundation as Executive Director

Laughing Gull Foundation is thrilled to announce that Dr. LaTonya Penny will join the organization as Executive Director on February 21, 2022. She follows Hez Norton who has held the position since 2017.

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Feb
10

The Winston Salem Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications For 2022- 2023 School Year

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem Foundation is now accepting applications for its scholarship program for the 2022-2023 academic year. Deadlines are March 15 for most merit-based scholarships and July 1 for financial need-based scholarships.
 

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Feb
09

Golden Leaf Foundation's Board of Directors awards $1,714,857 in funding, hears presentations on federal funding opportunities

At the February Board meeting, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded $1,080,800 in funding to support projects through the Open Grants Program and $562,678 in increased Disaster Recovery Grant Program funding. The Golden LEAF Board also approved $71,379 in funding for the NC Rural Center to support the Community-Based Grants Initiative in the Southeast Prosperity Zone. The Board was presented information regarding the use of federal American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funds from the N.C. League of Municipalities and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government.

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Feb
07

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Accepting Letters of Intent for Second Cohort of Inclusive Public Art Initiative

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) announced today that it is accepting Letters of Intent for a second cohort of Inclusive Public Art projects across the state. To access information about the Letter of Intent process, visit ZSR’s website: https://www.zsr.org/inclusive-public-art.

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Feb
07

PNC Foundation Commits $2 Million to Advance African American Entrepreneurship in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., February 3, 2022 /CSRwire/ – The PNC Foundation is awarding more than $2 million to five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in North Carolina to establish the PNC North Carolina HBCU Initiative, an effort that aims to enrich the future of entrepreneurship and create workforce opportunities in the state.

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Feb
07

Danielle Breslin Named Moses Taylor Foundation President and CEO

Danielle Breslin, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation’s Vice President of Operations and Learning, has been named President and CEO of the Moses Taylor Foundation, a Scranton, PA-based grantmaker serving the people and communities of Northeastern Pennsylvania. She will depart the organization in mid-March after nearly two decades of service.

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Jan
31

Longtime Foundation For The Carolinas President and CEO Michael Marsicano Announces Retirement

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Foundation For The Carolinas has announced President and CEO Michael Marsicano will retire in January 2023, concluding 23 years with the Charlotte-based community foundation.

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Jan
28

Dogwood Health Trust Names Susan Mims, MD, MPH as CEO

Asheville, N.C. – Following a five-month national search, Dogwood Health Trust has named Susan Mims, MD, MPH as its next CEO. Mims has held the role of Interim CEO since December 2020 and will assume the permanent post immediately.

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Jan
27

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Announces $2 Million Partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support Inclusive Public Art Initiative Across North Carolina

Winston-Salem, NC (January 27, 2022) – The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) today announced a $2 million partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (Mellon Foundation) to expand and continue its Inclusive Public Art initiative across North Carolina.

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