Fall 2017 Grants in Action Tours

Our donors have asked, and we have answered! Join us for one, or both Grants in Action tours to learn more about the nonprofit organizations that we are partnering with through the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. We are committed to early childhood development through Our Focus: Youth Literacy, and are … Continued

Many Barriers to Education for NC Children

Education is supposed to be the great equalizer, the thing that can end generational poverty and change the trajectory of a person’s life. “We often think of equality,” said Laila Bell, director of research and data for NC Child, a state-level advocacy organization in Raleigh. For example: “‘If we give … Continued

Working to Ensure Kids Can Succeed

For a man with a big heart, giving back in his community seems like a natural way to honor his daughter, Julia, who passed away suddenly in 2001. All of his families’ grantmaking is to be reminiscent of her, something she would have been proud of or something that would … Continued