CFGG Blog

Friends, it’s 2021 – we made it! Or did we?

As I write this first blog entry of 2021, I’m not where I expected to be.  I’m sitting at the kitchen table in front of my laptop on a cold Wednesday morning.  Stacks of books and papers are piled around me, hair a bit unkempt.  Two zoom meetings down, three to go.  Like many, trying […]

A Week to Remember

Dear Friends, This has certainly been a week we will never forget and, unfortunately, not for the best reasons. What we all witnessed on Wednesday was a very sad day for our country and for all communities across America. It was a day when our democracy was threatened – not from outside forces but from […]

Why Donors Give to CFGG

2020 has not been the year we expected it to be and in the video below, we hear from donors who have found meaning in their giving and support of the Foundation. The Community Foundation has been a steady resource and can be counted on to make a difference in the community this year and […]

CFGG and Phillips Foundation Announce New Revolving Loan Fund for COVID-19 Recovery

Greensboro, NC – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) today announced that it is implementing a $250,000 grant from the Phillips Foundation to catalyze a new Revolving Loan Fund (RLF).  This grant capital will provide friendly loans to eligible nonprofit organizations and social enterprises recovering from the challenges of COVID-19. The RLF enables CFGG to […]

Black Woman Looks

Foundation Board Supports Black Investments in Greensboro (BIG) Equity Fund

Greensboro, NC – At its fall meeting, the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro unanimously approved a $250,000 grant to the Black Investments in Greensboro (BIG) Equity Fund. The BIG Equity Fund was established December 2019 with initial funding from Black donors with a vision to be a philanthropic powerhouse that […]

Ignite the Comfortable

I have really struggled to put into writing the emotions I have felt over the last three months. From the anticipation of opening a new performing arts center to helping address locally how we responded to a world-wide pandemic, to, now, another act of racism. When the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro was founded 37 […]

A Legacy of Exceptional Educators

A scholarship in memory of one of Greensboro’s most beloved educational leaders has created a pathway to success for generations of Guilford County teachers.

Reading, Writing, and the Royal Game

The Community Foundation helps a chess enthusiast ensure that one of the world’s oldest games lives on in second grade classrooms across Guilford County.

Ending the Cycle of Poverty Through Micro-Enterprise

Passion to Purse and YWCA Greensboro are empowering women to start small businesses as a big step toward financial security.