CFGG Blog

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 […]

LGBTQ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ Pride Month. The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro celebrates the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history – locally, nationally, and internationally. […]

Ignite the Comfortable

We originally posted this one year ago, just after the death of George Floyd. It was written by our President, Walker Sanders. We received many positive comments at that time […]

National Small Business Week – May 2-8, 2021

The National Small Business Week is hosted each year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to recognize the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. There is […]

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage month. In the early days of the pandemic, we saw an increase in hateful words and actions against the Asian community across this country. […]

Remote Work: Dream or Nightmare

I began my career with the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro on February 1, 2021 and was plunged into the world of philanthropy and foundations.  As if it were not […]

Embrace, Educate and Empower Yourself During National Credit Education Month

Credit plays a critical role in your financial health and will impact just about every aspect of your life!  Did you know that using 50% of your available credit limit […]

A Woman’s Place is in…Philanthropy

As we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th in a month dedicated to Women’s History, there is no better time to pause and reflect on the change women bring […]

Why Presence + Representation Matters

As the month of February comes to an end, it also brings with it the opportunity to honor the too often neglected accomplishments and contributions of Black Americans in every […]

National Mentoring Month and Teen Grantmaking Council

Teen Grantmaking Council (TCG) is made up of 25-30 high school students from across Greater Greensboro who work together to improve life for youth in our area. In addition to […]