August 14, 2023
About 250 people gathered in Myrtle Beach for annual Rural Church summit aimed at refreshing and strengthening United Methodist clergy and congregations.
June 14, 2023 | Robert R. Webb III
The Duke Endowment’s Director of Rural Church, Robb Webb, shares his reflections about a recent grant to support the creation of new faith communities and strengthen existing congregations within the United Methodist conferences.
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Helping Clients Find Hope and Healing
As CEO of Hopeful Horizons, Shauw Chin Capps helped a struggling organization in coastal South Carolina grow into a children’s advocacy, domestic violence and rape crisis center that benefits thousands of people in five counties.
March 6, 2019 | Phillip H. Redmond Jr.
Furman University Joins Effort to Improve Health in South Carolina
A three-year, $1.025 million grant to the University of South Carolina will support a statewide effort to improve patient and population health in South Carolina by eliminating legal barriers families may face when seeking medical care.
March 1, 2019 | Furman.edu
Placing Patients in a Network of Care
When Cathy Tolbert visits new clients in Greenwood, S.C., it doesn’t take long before they find something in common.
February 25, 2019 | Lin B. Hollowell III
Dental Clinic grant launches school-based oral health program.
Stanly County Dental Clinic receives a $65,000 grant to launch a school-based oral health program.
February 20, 2019 | The Stanly News & Press
Thinking Deeply about Evaluation
The Endowment recently invited Virginia Tech professor Tom Archibald and Jane Buckley of JCB Consulting to lead internal workshops on Evaluative Thinking, a set of habits that aims to help leaders make sound judgments using good evidence. Given the increasing focus on evidence-based programs and enhancing foundation strategy, we thought we’d share some of their insights.
February 4, 2019 | The Duke Endowment