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We help turn dreams into reality.

No matter your vision for a better tomorrow—from advancing your education to protecting at-risk populations to improving life at the street level—we are here to support the ideas and organizations whose dreams could make a positive impact on everyone in our community.

Nonprofits & Community Groups

Community Grants

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro awards community grants to nonprofits that support a wide range of issues facing people in our area. Typically, these are one-time grants to help nonprofits in the Greater Greensboro area build their capacity to more effectively achieve their missions.

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Women to Women

This is Greensboro’s first, permanent grantmaking endowment aimed at engaging women who are motivated to improve the lives of other women and their families in our community. Each year, the fund awards high-dollar grants to programs, organizations, and projects that create positive and measurable impact.

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Building Stronger Neighborhoods

Through neighborhood development and grantmaking, Building Stronger Neighborhoods (BSN) supports Greensboro communities as they mobilize assets to enhance their quality of life. BSN is supported by the Building Stronger Neighborhoods Coalition comprised of the Cemala Foundation, the Cone Health Foundation, the Greensboro Public Library, and the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

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Future Fund

Future Fund is a permanent grantmaking endowment made up of young professionals who are investing their time, energy, and charitable dollars into making Greensboro a great place to live, work, and play. “Funders” can participate in a variety of social, networking, and charitable events for an investment of as little as $150/year. Future Fund also hosts the annual Future Fund 10 LIVE, a “Shark Tank meets philanthropy” event that invites 10 local nonprofits to give a three-minute pitch to a live voting audience to win cash prizes.

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The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro offers scholarships that recognize academic or athletic achievement, respond to financial need, support field-of-study pursuits, and help us build the next generation of community leaders. Scholarships range from one-time $1,000 awards up to renewable awards of $10,000 every year for four years.

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Teen Grantmaking Council

Teen Grantmaking Council (TGC) provides an opportunity for high school students across Greater Greensboro to gain leadership experience, connect with other area youth, voice their opinions, and make a difference by becoming the decision-makers for which youth-directed projects will receive grants in order to address community issues.

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