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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Duke Endowment Flyer
This flyer provides an overview of our work, grantmaking and leadership (as of 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.
Summer Reading Initiative Video
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.
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).
Zero to Eight Overview
In this video, The Duke Endowment President Rhett Mabry explains our emphasis on Early Childhood.
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.