CFGG News

VF and United Guaranty pledge $3 million toward Say Yes for Guilford

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Citing the long-term benefits to education and, ultimately, the local workforce, two of Guilford County’s leading corporate citizens – VF Corporation and United Guaranty Corporation – today announced they are pledging $3 million total to Say Yes

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Phillips Foundation pledges $5 million toward Say Yes to Education for Guilford County

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Phillips Foundation today pledged $5 million – the largest grant in its history – toward a proposed revolutionary approach to education in Guilford County called Say Yes to Education. The pledge is the first financial commitment to

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Guilford County leading candidate as nation’s next Say Yes to Education community

Last year, Guilford County Schools and the Guilford Education Alliance (GEA) – with the support and assistance of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and the High Point Community Foundation – launched a thoughtful and conscientious exploration of a potential

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Capital Bank Charitable Foundation creates donor-advised fund in Alamance

By Todd Cohen For the Alamance Foundation When Capital Bank Charitable Foundation in Burlington was looking for a partner to manage its grantmaking and administrative operations, it turned to Alamance Foundation, which since 1991 has provided philanthropic services to donors

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Thanksgiving/Holiday Fund: Food, dignity and hope for people in need

By Todd Cohen / For The Community Foundation For most Americans, Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, sit down to a special meal with their family, reflect on what life has given them, and maybe give something back. But

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Public Art Endowment to host U.S. debut of Austrian artists for engaging, interactive public art series; highlighted feature of 17DAYS Festival

GREENSBORO, N.C. – As a gift to the community, The Public Art Endowment, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, is providing a spectacular interactive public art experience in which participants become “projection painters” by having their electronic

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Future Fund now seeking grant applications

Future Fund has launched its 2014 grantmaking cycle and issued its Request for Proposals for this year’s grants. This year, the Future Fund seeks to invest in proposals to ensure the availability of education and training programs for its residents

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ANN LINEWEAVER: The Community Foundation’s 30 years of impact

BY ANN R. LINEWEAVER My first exposure to what eventually would become The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro occurred more than 30 years ago when my phone rang, and Cynthia Doyle was on the other end. She had an idea,

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Internationally renowned artist Janet Echelman commissioned to design iconic sculpture that will anchor new LeBauer City Park

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Janet Echelman, an internationally recognized artist whose monumental aerial sculptures have graced skylines from Sydney to San Francisco, Portugal to Amsterdam, will design an iconic sculpture to anchor the new Carolyn and Maurice LeBauer City Park downtown,

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Jane Pauley to headline Women to Women Celebration Luncheon

GREENSBORO, N.C. –  Television broadcast veteran and bestselling author Jane Pauley, best known for her longtime role as co-host of NBC’s Today and Dateline programs, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Women to Women Celebration Luncheon, The Community

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