Video: Encouraging Parents to Feel Safe Asking for Help
April 17, 2023
The Duke Endowment supports public and private child- and family-serving agencies that provide proven programs to prevent or treat child maltreatment.
Raising Children is Hard; Why It's Always OK to Ask for Help
April 3, 2023
Child welfare advocates are working hard to let caregivers know there's no shame in asking for help.
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What We’re Hearing about COVID-19
In this new podcast from Capital Development Services, Rhett Mabry, president of The Duke Endowment, talks about what we’re hearing from our grantees as they confront the COVID-19 crisis. He also offers insight on the Endowment’s response.
April 7, 2020 | The Duke Endowment
How to Help Families During Social Distancing
The coronavirus is top of mind these days, and we are all overwhelmed with information about what we should do to keep ourselves and others healthy and safe. Much like our anticipation of a hurricane, the uncertainty is the difficult part in the early days. Will it hit us? How long from now? Have we prepared enough? When will we be back to normal? We all have many unanswerable questions at the time.
April 3, 2020 | Sue Williams
A Word from our President on COVID-19
For 95 years, we here at The Duke Endowment have been working with our partners and grantees to fulfill James B. Duke’s philanthropic mandate to improve the quality of life in the Carolinas. Today, that mission is being challenged like never before by the COVID-19 crisis gripping our region, the nation, and the world.
March 24, 2020 | Rhett N. Mabry
Let’s Give Thanks for Social Workers
As we observe National Social Work Month in March, it’s good to take a moment to honor their dedication.
March 9, 2020 | Tamika D. Williams
A New Name for Our Child Care Program Area
Director Phil Redmond and Associate Director Tamika Williams announce the name change in this video.
February 20, 2020 | The Duke Endowment
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
Dental Project Meets Patients’ Special Needs
A medical school’s specialized program is showing dentists how to help clients with special needs.
October 11, 2018 | Dr Elizabeth Pilcher and Dr. Michelle Ziegler
Good News for Child Welfare Reform
New federal child welfare reforms hold promise, three N.C. social services directors say.
September 28, 2018 | Donna Fayko, Glenn Osborne, Stoney Blevins