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

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Future Fund hits its $1 million endowment goal!

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Future Fund of The Community Foundation achieved its $1 million endowment fundraising goal – just in time for its milestone 10th anniversary. 

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Kirkwood 5K Run to benefit CFGG fund that aids hungry kids

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Kirkwood 5K Run/Walk/Push will be held on Saturday, August 20, to benefit a Community Foundation fund that aids school-aged children at risk of hunger.

The program — BackPack Beginnings — provides backpacks full of nutritious, child-friendly foods for kids to take home over the weekends throughout the school year.

Click here to view a flyer about the event.

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Simkins scholarship program moves to The Community Foundation

 GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Dr. George C. Simkins, Jr. scholarship program has officially moved to The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

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DISASTER AREAS: How you can help!

The people of tornado- and flood-ravaged areas of our nation need everyone’s help. The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has received many calls from fundholders and the public on ways they can offer this much-needed assistance.
During this difficult time, the thoughts and prayers of our community are with the victims as well as those who are trying desperately to provide aid and relief.

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Foundation calls for increased community-wide leadership at Annual Luncheon


GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro today (March 29) called on area corporations and individuals to “give our time, our talent and our treasure to investing in our community.”

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Teen Grantmaking Council to host annual celebration, announce grants

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Women to Women announces 2011 grants application process, selects education theme

The Women to Women Endowment of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is now accepting applications for grants it will award this year to local nonprofit organizations.


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Officials break ground for IRC construction


GREENSBORO, N.C. – Amid cheers and applause, officials on August 9 launched the final steps toward making a permanent home for a day center for Greensboro’s homeless residents.


Donning hard hats and wielding shovels, local leaders broke ground on the Interactive Resource Center (IRC), to be located at 407 E. Washington St.

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