CFGG News

Armfield Foundation pledges $1 million grant for sculpture in LeBauer City Park

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation has pledged up to $1 million for the purchase of a major work of public art to anchor Greensboro’s newest city park, The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and the Armfield

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Public invited to PAE sculpture unveiling!

WHAT:  The Public Art Endowment, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, invites the public and media to attend the unveiling of Three Liner by Evan Lewis. Part of the ArtsGreensboro 17 Days series of events, Three Liner will

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Steven B. Tanger commits $7.5M challenge pledge for performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced today that Steven B. Tanger has pledged a $7.5-million challenge gift for the new downtown performing arts center in Greensboro. The new center will be named the Steven Tanger Center

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Foundation commits support to the Civil Rights Museum

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has made a $75,000 commitment to the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. The Foundation’s board voted to approve the transaction – which is made up of a $25,000 grant and

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CFGG creates LeBauer Park steering committee, targets opening date

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has created a blue-ribbon steering committee to guide the planning and construction of a new public park downtown that will be made possible through a generous donor’s bequest. A tentative opening

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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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