CFGG News

Greensboro donors pledge more than $20.7 million to performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is pleased to announce that it now has pledges totaling $20.747 million from 68 individuals, families, foundations and businesses for the proposed downtown performing arts center. “The response to this effort

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Gordon D. Soenksen joins The Community Foundation as Chief Development Officer

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is pleased to announce that Gordon D. Soenksen has joined the Foundation as its new Chief Development Officer. Soenksen brings an enormous amount of strategic fundraising experience to the Foundation. Most

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Greensboro family foundation pledges $5-million gift to performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A proposed new downtown performing arts center for Greensboro today received a $5-million pledge toward its creation. The gift is from the family of Leonard and Tobee Kaplan through their family foundation, the Toleo Foundation. “We were

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Scholarship names Northern Guilford High School student its 2013 recipient

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Morgan Hakala, a 2013 graduate of Northern Guilford High School, has received the John Carlton Myatt Writing Scholarship. Hakala, the daughter of Chris and Linda Hakala, will attend the University of North Carolina Asheville, where she will

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Two Greensboro foundations commit $3 million in support of performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – (June 5, 2013) – The Cemala Foundation and The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro today announced $3 million in commitments to a proposed new performing arts center in downtown Greensboro. Cemala committed $2 million toward the

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Public Art Endowment unveils whirligig sculpture at Wesley Long Hospital; trustees select second moving piece for long-term installation in September

GREENSBORO, N.C. – (May 16, 2013) – The Public Art Endowment has unveiled an important new sculpture on the campus of Wesley Long Hospital. In addition, Public Art Endowment trustees recently voted to place a second moving sculpture as its

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Women to Women launches application process for 2013 grantmaking

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 15, 2013) — The Women to Women Endowment of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is now accepting letters of intent from local nonprofit organizations. Women to Women’s Advisory Council announces the following goal for 2013: Women to

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Gloria Steinem to headline Women to Women event

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 27, 2013) — Iconic women’s rights advocate GLORIA STEINEM will headline this fall’s Celebration Luncheon hosted by Women to Women. The event is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 21, at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center. THIS EVENT IS

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Winter/Spring 2013 Newsletter

The Winter/Spring 2013 newsletter is out. This edition covers some of the recent happenings in Women to Women, the Teen Grantmaking Council, and the Public Art Endowment. Download a copy here (PDF)!

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Mona Gillis Edwards named new COO

Edwards GREENSBORO, N.C. (2/11/12) – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is pleased to announce that Mona Gillis Edwards will join its team as the new Chief Operating Officer, effective March 11. Edwards has been actively involved with The Community

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