CFGG News

Beautiful Public Art Design Revealed for New Van Dyke Space

NEWS RELEASE – The Public Art Endowment, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, announces that Carl Powell has been commissioned to provide a public art experience on the exterior walls of the Greensboro Cultural Center. These walls

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Dedication ceremony and sculpture lighting celebration to highlight LeBauer Park opening festivities in August

GREENSBORO, N.C. – (June 10, 2016) – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro today announced it will officially present the city with the new Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park in early August, fulfilling the final wishes of a generous donor

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National CEO of YWCA USA to headline Women to Women Celebration Luncheon

GREENSBORO, N.C. –Dara Richardson-Heron, chief executive officer of YWCA USA, the nation’s oldest and largest multicultural organization that promotes solutions to enhance the lives of women, girls and families, will be the keynote speaker of Women to Women’s Celebration luncheon

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Thanksgiving/Holiday Fund launches Ken Conrad Endowment with Grasshoppers, Libby Hill support

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro Grasshoppers today (April 4, 2016) announced it is kicking off a season-long fundraising campaign to help launch a new endowment in support of the Thanksgiving/Holiday Fund. The organization also pledged a $10,000 lead gift to

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Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc. announces hiring of executive director

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc. (GDPI), the newly formed nonprofit that will oversee operations of the Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park and adjacent Center City Park downtown, has hired its executive director. Denise Caruso has an extensive background

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Multiple, wide-ranging gifts totaling $890,000 pledged to Say Yes Guilford

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Families, corporations and foundations have added nearly $900,000 to Say Yes Guilford coffers through pledges that vary greatly in size.   The total amount of these pledges is $890,000 – bringing the overall amount raised so far

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High Point family commits $1 million gift to Say Yes to Education Guilford

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A generous local benefactor has committed $1 million to support Say Yes to Education Guilford, the new education initiative that launched locally in September, the High Point Community Foundation announced today. This new pledge illustrates the

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Foundation recognizes community ‘Game Changers’ with new award

GREENSBORO, N.C. – As the Greensboro Grasshoppers bids farewell to summertime baseball, the inaugural season of an exciting new program of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has wrapped, as well. This year, the Foundation honored outstanding individuals – a

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Say Yes to Education officially announces Guilford County partnership; offers promise of college scholarships to all local public school district graduates

JAMESTOWN, N.C. – In a “historic day,” Guilford County on Thursday officially became the next community partner of the pioneering national scholarship and student-support program Say Yes to Education, which promises to make possible a college scholarship to every student

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Summit Rotary commits $450,000 to Say Yes to Education

GREENSBORO, N.C. – One of the community’s leading civic organizations – Summit Rotary – has committed its support to the local Say Yes to Education effort. The organization today announced it has pledged its $450,000 endowment toward the revolutionary program,

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