Trustees of The Duke Endowment in Charlotte have approved $21 million in 36 new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the news release.


Todd W. Dalrymple has been named a program officer at The Duke Endowment, where he will help lead the Endowment’s new strategic emphasis on early childhood issues. Read the news release.

Palmetto Association for Children and Families

Families stepping up to care for another family member's child in times of hardship is a time-honored tradition. MORE


Durham Herald-Sun

Since it began in August 2008, Durham Connects has served more than 20,000 moms. It offers free home visits to all parents of newborns in Durham County, regardless of income level. MORE

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

The Wilkes County school system is taking a hands-on, preventative approach to attacking the growing public health problem of childhood obesity. MORE

Furman University Website

A new grant will allow Furman University to partner with the Gallup firm to study the impact of the school's undergraduate experience and measure the effectiveness of its signature approach to education, The Furman Advantage. MORE

Richmond County Daily Journal

Every elementary school student in Montgomery County, N.C., has access a "Daily Mile" track where he or she can run, jog or walk a mile a day as part of a broader effort to teach children healthy habits. MORE

RC Catalyst

The N.C. Rural Center has received a five-year grant from The Duke Endowment to work with United Methodist churches in rural North Carolina to build more economically dynamic and socially inclusive communities. MORE.




LiveWell Greenville recently held its annual meeting to give feedback and talk about a new Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas grant from The Duke Endowment. MORE



Laila A. Bell is joining The Duke Endowment as associate director of learning and evaluation. Read the news release.