March 17, 2022 | Rhett N. Mabry
Rhett Mabry shares reflections and insights coming out of the organization-wide effort to renew grantmaking strategies and create measurable impact on the lives and communities of the Carolinas.
March 16, 2022 | Rhett N. Mabry, Tamika D. Williams
We are working with foundations from across North Carolina and South Carolina to pool resources in support of nonprofits led by persons of color in communities that have been marginalized.
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Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Improve Community Health
A three-year, $1.2 million grant from The Duke Endowment will help the Alliance for a Healthier SC develop a sustainable statewide infrastructure to help hospitals and community partners impact complex health and social issues more effectively.
August 11, 2022 | News 19 WLTX
Vanderbilt, UNC and Duke Nurse-Midwives Join Forces to Reduce Black Maternal Health Risks
Nurse-midwives and educators from three prominent research universities have teamed up to improve pregnancy outcomes in Black communities by providing specialized training for doulas, persons who support birthing mothers and families through the entire process of childbirth.
June 28, 2022 | VUSN Communications
A Leap Forward for the Arts at Duke with $7 Million Award from The Duke Endowment
The Duke Endowment has awarded Duke University $7 million to support the arts, including funds for a new exchange program with music institutions like the New England Conservatory (NEC) and the Curtis Institute and a deeper investment in the arts in the Durham community.
June 9, 2022 | Giving.Duke.EDU
N.C. Institute of Medicine Announces New Task Force on Healthy Aging
The North Carolina Institute of Medicine has launched a Task Force on Healthy Aging to focus on policies and practices to support aging in place in North Carolina communities with funding from The Duke Endowment, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and AARP North Carolina.
June 2, 2022 | N.C. Institute of Medicine
As Rural Hospitals Struggle, A Hopeful New Model Emerges
UNC Hospitals, with support from the Endowment, has opened the doors of an innovative new labor and delivery unit in rural Siler City, N.C.
May 12, 2022 | Martha Carlough, Ellen Chetwynd, Katie Wouk
Fresh Start Program Tackles Type II Diabetes
Fresh Start, a partnership between East Carolina University nutrition students and free community care providers, offers free healthy food items, cooking classes, nutritional advice, learning lessons and more to low-income and uninsured diabetes patients throughout northeastern North Carolina. Read more here.
May 9, 2022 | The Daily Advance (Elizabeth City, N.C.)
$25 Million Investment from The Duke Endowment Supports Three Hallmarks of Davidson College
The Duke Endowment has committed $25 million to Davidson College to fund scholarships, establish new professorships and create student experiences, such as internships and research, that connect students’ classroom work to where they will effect change in the world.
April 13, 2022 | Davidson College
New S.C. Initiative Aims to Reduce the Need for Foster Care
S.C. leaders have announced Connected Families, a new public-private initiative to prevent child maltreatment, strengthen families, and improve mental health outcomes for families involved in child welfare services.
April 11, 2022 | S.C. First Steps