Community Stories

A Park with Community at Heart

A park for everyone, built by everyone. That is the foundational vision driving the creation of Dorothea Dix Park in downtown Raleigh. A place where play and adventure are as large as you can imagine, where lush meadow stretches as… Continued “A Park with Community at Heart”

What Matters: Women

Nearly 800 community members, the largest crowd yet, came together for this year’s What Matters to learn about how women continue to face significant challenges as it relates to health, housing, employment, and education. The Raleigh Convention Center was packed… Continued “What Matters: Women”

Innovation: Changing the Odds

It’s hard to move forward when you feel like the odds are stacked against you. This is a feeling teenagers aging out of the foster care system know all too well. They face growing up — finding housing, education and… Continued “Innovation: Changing the Odds”

#equitymatters: Summer Update

This year, the Foundation has embarked on a journey, working closely with Gita Gulati-Partee and OpenSource Leadership Strategies, to explore how we can do more to help create a more equitable community through philanthropy. We have dedicated a space in Continued “#equitymatters: Summer Update”