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Expanding Community Giving Conversations

"A Journey of African American Philanthropy from Charity to Community Building"

The good work of community foundations

The Triad is home to three community foundations. Through a partnership with FOX 8, we explore some inspiring stories happening in greater Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem.

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2017 Women to Women Celebration Luncheon

Featuring journalist and philanthropist Soledad O’Brien and the News & Record Woman of the Year and Rising Star award presentations!

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The 2016 Report to the Community

Learn more about your BIGGER, BRIGHTER, BETTER, FUTURE!

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Submit your grant or scholarship applications ONLINE!

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Welcome to The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. We are a charitable organization dedicated to strengthening the community for present and future generations. With assets over $200 million and 650 charitable funds under management, we promote philanthropy by addressing emerging community issues, managing permanent endowments, and working with individuals, families, corporations, private foundations, and nonprofit organizations in achieving their charitable objectives.

Giving Opportunities

There are many opportunities to support a wide variety of causes and needs in the greater Greensboro area. Foundation initiatives as well as funds created by other organizations for special purposes are a terrific way to make a difference. Click here to learn about some of these.

Thanksgiving Fund

Over 30 years ago, a dedicated band of volunteers has served up a complete Thanksgiving dinner—from turkey and mashed potatoes to pumpkin pie – for the city’s homeless, hungry, homebound, and elderly poor; over 4,000 meals each year. To date, the

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The Matt Brown Learn to Swim Fund

Established in 2009 at The Community Foundation, this fund underwrites the costs to implement a “Learn to Swim” program at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Initial financial commitments of $20,000 a year for the next five years will help finance the

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Learn About

  • Future Fund
  • Public Art Endowment
  • Teen Grantmaking Council
  • Women to Women
  • Building Stronger Neighborhoods
  • LeBauer City Park
  • Community Grants Program
  • Tanger Performing Arts Center
  • Expanding Community Giving Initiative Logo
  • Housing Initiative Logo
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