CFGG News

Foundation commits support to the Civil Rights Museum

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has made a $75,000 commitment to the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. The Foundation’s board voted to approve the transaction – which is made up of a $25,000 grant and

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CFGG creates LeBauer Park steering committee, targets opening date

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has created a blue-ribbon steering committee to guide the planning and construction of a new public park downtown that will be made possible through a generous donor’s bequest. A tentative opening

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Greensboro donors pledge more than $20.7 million to performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is pleased to announce that it now has pledges totaling $20.747 million from 68 individuals, families, foundations and businesses for the proposed downtown performing arts center. “The response to this effort

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Gordon D. Soenksen joins The Community Foundation as Chief Development Officer

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is pleased to announce that Gordon D. Soenksen has joined the Foundation as its new Chief Development Officer. Soenksen brings an enormous amount of strategic fundraising experience to the Foundation. Most

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Greensboro family foundation pledges $5-million gift to performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A proposed new downtown performing arts center for Greensboro today received a $5-million pledge toward its creation. The gift is from the family of Leonard and Tobee Kaplan through their family foundation, the Toleo Foundation. “We were

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