Carolinas News Notes
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guildford Green Foundation awarded nearly $43,000 in grants to Triad-area recipients, as well as $50,000 to the Guilford Green Foundation Endowment.
Receiving funds during the Foundation’s granting ceremony on Oct. 29 at The International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 S. Elm St., were: ACLU of North Carolina ($5,000); Creative Aging Network of North Carolina ($4,000); Elsewhere ($1,500); Equality North Carolina Foundation ($1,500); Faith Action International House ($5,000); Greensboro Public Library ($3,500); Guilford College ($3,000); NCCJ of the Piedmont Triad ($5,000); North Carolina A&T State University ($2,000); Southerners On New Ground ($1,500); Triad Friends ($2,500); Triad Health Project ($3,500); UNCG Pride ($3,000); Welcome Conversations ($1,075); and Youth Focus ($5,000).
For 15 years, the Foundation has invested more than $650,000 to support programs and non-profit organizations across Guilford County and surrounding counties that believe in the Foundation’s mission of uniting community. A granting committee reviews applications and make recommendations to the board of directors who accept or reject those selected. These grants are utilized for “building leadership capacity and securing rights; affirming and celebrating identity; ensuring safety, well being and dignified treatment; eliminating discrimination and bias; and meeting unmet needs,” the Foundation said.
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