CFGG News

Women to Women awards $40,000 to the Family Service of Greensboro, helps name Lelia Moore ‘Woman of the Year’

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Nov. 6) – Women to Women, an endowed grantmaking fund at The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, today  awarded $40,000 to Family Service of Greensboro’s Women SOAR program and joined the News & Record in naming Lelia Moore

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Northeast High School receives Humphrey Award

Greensboro, N.C. – Northeast High is the recipient of the fifth annual Hugh Humphrey School Improvement Award for its efforts to improve student achievement during the 2008-09 school year.   The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and the Z. Smith Reynolds

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Learn to Swim Fund established

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced today (Dec. 14) that a fund has been established to underwrite the costs to implement a “Learn to Swim” program at the proposed Greensboro Aquatic Center. The newly created fund has received initial

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Women to Women Endowment launches application process for its 2012 grants

The Women to Women Endowment of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is now accepting applications for grants it will award this year to local nonprofit organizations.   Women to Women’s Advisory Council announces the following goal for 2012:  

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Holiday Fund (formerly Thanksgiving Fund) now seeking donations!

GREENSBORO, N.C. — For 23 years, a dedicated group of volunteers has served up a complete Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixins — from turkey to mashed potatoes to pumpkin pie — for Greensboro’s homeless, hungry, homebound and elderly poor.

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Women to Women Endowment launches application process for its 2012 grants

The Women to Women Endowment of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is now accepting applications for grants it will award this year to local nonprofit organizations.

 

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Foundation reports successful year, unveils aggressive new Strategic Plan

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced that 2011 proved to be an auspicious year in both fundraising and giving. In addition, the Foundation unveiled an aggressive five-year Strategic Plan – all geared toward helping facilitate the betterment of Greensboro.

 

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Women to Women raises more than $205,000 in 8 minutes!

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Women to Women, an endowed grantmaking fund at The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, today (Nov. 16) awarded $25,000 to the Women’s Resource Center and joined the News & Record in naming Yolanda Leacraft the News & Record Woman of the Year. In addition, generous donors contributed more than $205,000 in a mere eight minutes!

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Media features Learn to Swim Fund!

Check out this video about the unqiue Learn to Swim Fund — which supports efforts to teach Greensboro-area students to swim. The fund was established anonymously at The Community Foundation. To make a gift to the fund, click here.

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Holiday Fund (formerly Thanksgiving Fund) now seeking donations!

GREENSBORO, N.C. — For 23 years, a dedicated group of volunteers has served up a complete Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixins — from turkey to mashed potatoes to pumpkin pie — for Greensboro’s homeless, hungry, homebound and elderly poor. This totals more than 4,000 meals each year.

Formerly known as the Thanksgiving Fund, the effort has now expanded and been renamed the Holiday Fund. Last year, Anna Freiberg, owner of Bender’s Tavern, started a Christmas meal in the same tradition to the same population.

And it is time, again, to support this effort!

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