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The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro believes philanthropy can play an important role in improving the quality of life and in helping to build an inclusive, caring and vibrant community. Through gifts our donors make that are unrestricted or targeted to a specific field of interest, we are able to fund dozens of community initiatives each year that are helping us make a difference.

Our community grants target strategic areas of interest:

 
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Community Grants Program

The Community Foundation awards community grants from unrestricted and field-of-interest funds, as allocated by the Board of Directors, to support a wide range of community issues.
Learn more about Community Grants Program

 
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Teen Grantmaking Council

With support from local and national funders and consultants, the Community Foundation engages youth in philanthropy, as grantmakers, grantseekers, and participants in youth-led projects. Applications for funding are available in mid-October. Applications for membership on the council are available in March.
Learn more about Teen Grantmaking Council

 
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Building Stronger Neighborhoods

The Building Stronger Neighborhoods program, through neighborhood development and grantmaking, supports Greensboro neighborhoods as they mobilize assets to enhance community quality of life. BSN is supported by the Building Stronger Neighborhoods Coalition: Cemala Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Cone Health Foundation, Greensboro Public Library, and Weaver Foundation.
Learn more about Building Stronger Neighborhoods

 
 
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Future Fund

Our Future Fund provides an innovative alternative for those who aren’t ready to establish a Foundation fund of their own. For as little as $50 annually for students and $125 annually for adults, you can pool your resources with others in the community and put your philanthropic dreams into action.
Learn more about the Future Fund

 
 
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Women to Women Fund

Women to Women is Greensboro’s first permanent grantmaking endowment to engage women in impacting the lives of our community’s women and their families. By establishing and growing this permanent funding resource, we will together ensure that Greensboro recognizes and addresses women’s issue now and into the future. 
Learn more about the Women to Women Fund