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Reports – May 1, 2021

Mobilizing Rural Churches to Improve Early Childhood Literacy in North Carolina

This May 2021 report by Project Evident shows how The Duke Endowment is using evidence to build and scale a summer literacy program in rural communities.

Mobilizing Rural Churches to Improve Early Childhood Literacy in North Carolina
Reports – March 15, 2021

A Technical Assistance Curriculum for Expanding Sustainable School-Based Oral Health Programs in the Carolinas’ Dental Safety Net

School-based oral health programs (SBOHPs) provide opportunities to address oral health inequities by providing convenient access points for care. No published guidelines on SBOHP implementation existed. Our work describes how philanthropic, public, and academic organizations partnered to support dental safety net providers with designing comprehensive SBOHPs in North and South Carolina.

A Technical Assistance Curriculum for Expanding Sustainable School-Based Oral Health Programs in the Carolinas’ Dental Safety Net
Reports – March 15, 2021

Community-Academic Partnership to Improve the Oral Health of Underserved Schoolchildren in Rural North Carolina

Dental care is is the most common chronic illness for children. Caries can reduce the quality of life, cause missed classroom hours, and decrease cognition. Strategies to improve children’s oral health must be evidence-based, developed, and implemented in consultation with communities.

Community-Academic Partnership to Improve the Oral Health of Underserved Schoolchildren in Rural North Carolina
Videos – March 15, 2021

Advancing Oral Health in North Carolina

We are taking steps forward to improve the oral health of North Carolinians, and change doesn’t happen without diverse stakeholder engagement. Meet some of the tireless advocates who have contributed decades of their leadership to help get us where we are today.

Advancing Oral Health in North Carolina
Communication Materials – December 12, 2020

James B. Duke: Spirit of Genius, Legacy of Hope

This flyer provides an historical look at the man who laid the foundation to support the legacy that perseveres to this day at The Duke Endowment. 

James B. Duke: Spirit of Genius, Legacy of Hope
Communication Materials – December 12, 2020

The Duke Endowment Flyer

This flyer provides an overview of our work, grantmaking and leadership (as of 2020). 

The Duke Endowment Flyer
Reports – June 1, 2020

2020 Annual Report

Learn how we systematically reviewed our work in 2020 through the lens of racial equity, diversity and inclusion. While we have a long history of working across diverse communities, we know we have room for improvement. That is why we chose Roots for Growth” as the theme for the 2020 annual report. This download includes the full annual report with grantmaking and financial addenda. 

2020 Annual Report
Videos – June 1, 2019

Summer Reading Initiative Video

Summer Reading Initiative Video
Reports – June 1, 2019

2019 Annual Report

We invite you to read stories of how we engaged as collaborating partners” in 2019 through our Child and Family Well-Being program area, innovating partners” in Health Care, contributing partners” in Higher Education, and initiating partners” in Rural Church in our 2019 annual report. This download includes the full annual report with grantmaking and financial addenda. 

2019 Annual Report
Communication Materials – June 1, 2019

Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas toolkit

This toolkit contains all of the Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas templates in one downloadable package (image files can be downloaded separately).

Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas toolkit
Videos – February 16, 2019

Zero to Eight Overview

In this video, The Duke Endowment President Rhett Mabry explains our emphasis on Early Childhood.

Zero to Eight Overview
Reports – June 1, 2018

2018 Annual Report

2018 gave us a Strong Start” in making a meaningful and lasting difference for children and families in the Carolinas. This download includes the full annual report with grantmaking and financial addenda. 

2018 Annual Report