CFGG News

The Community Foundation pledges largest grant in its history to support Say Yes to Education

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has pledged $1 million – the largest grant in its 31-year history – in support of Guilford County’s potential partnership with the national Say Yes to Education initiative. Foundation leaders cited

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First High Point donor to Say Yes pledges $1 million

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Community Foundation today announced that a local donor has pledged $1 million in support of bringing the Say Yes to Education initiative to Guilford County. The commitment marks the first gift from High

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Teens grant $10,000 to youth-led initiatives in Guilford County

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Teen Grantmaking Council (TGC) of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro this month awarded $10,000 in grants to 11 youth-lead service projects in Guilford County. TGC is an organization composed of 30 high school students from

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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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