Foundation reports successful year, unveils aggressive new Strategic Plan

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced that 2011 proved to be an auspicious year in both fundraising and giving. In addition, the Foundation unveiled an aggressive five-year Strategic Plan – all geared toward helping facilitate the betterment of Greensboro.


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Women to Women raises more than $205,000 in 8 minutes!

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Women to Women, an endowed grantmaking fund at The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, today (Nov. 16) awarded $25,000 to the Women’s Resource Center and joined the News & Record in naming Yolanda Leacraft the News & Record Woman of the Year. In addition, generous donors contributed more than $205,000 in a mere eight minutes!

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Media features Learn to Swim Fund!

Check out this video about the unqiue Learn to Swim Fund — which supports efforts to teach Greensboro-area students to swim. The fund was established anonymously at The Community Foundation. To make a gift to the fund, click here.

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Holiday Fund (formerly Thanksgiving Fund) now seeking donations!

GREENSBORO, N.C. — For 23 years, a dedicated group of volunteers has served up a complete Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixins — from turkey to mashed potatoes to pumpkin pie — for Greensboro’s homeless, hungry, homebound and elderly poor. This totals more than 4,000 meals each year.

Formerly known as the Thanksgiving Fund, the effort has now expanded and been renamed the Holiday Fund. Last year, Anna Freiberg, owner of Bender’s Tavern, started a Christmas meal in the same tradition to the same population.

And it is time, again, to support this effort!

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Foundation honors former Greensboro mayor with gift in support of Housing Greensboro’s 250th home repair

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