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High Point Community Foundation announces second major local pledge supporting Say Yes to Education for Guilford County

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Community Foundation today announced that a local family has pledged $2 million in support of bringing the Say Yes to Education initiative to Guilford County – the second large commitment from High Point

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Foundation launches efforts focused on philanthropy in communities of color

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has invited The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro to be part of a new initiative that seeks to engage more people of color in philanthropy, as well as support nonprofits that serve those

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Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative receives $320,000 in national grants

  GREENSBORO, N.C. – Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative, in partnership with The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, has been awarded $320,000 from national foundations to strengthen and expand manufacturing industry partnerships that support career advancement strategies for Triad residents. The

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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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