CFGG Blog

The Conversation: Equitable Philanthropy

Over the years, equity has become a hot topic amongst nonprofit organizations, but what is equity? No matter what industry or cause an organization supports, equity should be at the […]

The Conversation: Women in Philanthropy

Over the years, society’s view of what philanthropy is and who can be a philanthropist has drastically changed.   Research has shown that women play a central role in the […]

Dr. George C. Simkins Jr.’s Lasting Impact

After my husband and I moved to Greensboro in 1985, I soon learned of the fight for civil rights that took place right here in my newly adopted town. One […]

January is National Mentoring Month

There was a study done decades ago that discovered that children who thrived after traumatic events had one thing in common:  An adult who was a constant positive presence in […]

October is Emotional Wellness Month

WOW – What a year!  Our minds, bodies, souls, spirits, will, drive, and, in some cases, our optimism and hope have all been tested like never before.  We endured a […]

We’ve Moved!

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is excited to announce that we have moved to 301 North Elm! Our tenure at Foundation Place has helped us to grow tremendously. From […]

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

As the country is observing National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, […]

Back to School for Adult Learners

Take a second to consider what “back to school” means to you.  I am transported back to my childhood. I remember my mother dragging me to the mall for new […]

August is Black Philanthropy Month

August is Black Philanthropy Month (BPM), a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate African descent giving. Created in 2011 by Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland and the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy […]

Give Your IRA a Vacation

Last year Congress gave your IRA a much-needed vacation. No one had to make a required minimum distribution (RMD) from their IRAs. You may be one of those who enjoyed […]