Stories

Storytelling is such an important part of our community, and we work hard to amplify voices that represent those who care deeply about the Triangle and those who work hard to make it a better place for everyone.

Giving Differently in 2021

This article ran in the Triangle Business Journal in January 2021, as a part of the A Better World series.   At the start of each new year, it is human nature to assess the past and attempt a clean… Continued “Giving Differently in 2021”

What Comes Next?

This blog post originally ran in the Triangle Business Journal, as part of their "A Better World" piece, a monthly column from philanthropic leaders.  After the shock of a crisis wears off and the initial surge of charitable giving dies… Continued “What Comes Next?”

An Inside Look at Artist Lakeshia T. Reid’s show, In Front of the Mirror

We’re so lucky at Triangle Community Foundation to have new art exhibits every six months through our partnership with Durham Art Guild’s [email protected] program. As part of the Foundation’s focus on regional cultural arts, our office space also serves as… Continued “An Inside Look at Artist Lakeshia T. Reid’s show, In Front of the Mirror”

Gratitude for our Planet: Celebrating an Adapted 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

This year, April 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. It will also be my family’s 38th day at home due to COVID-19. Although this year’s celebration of Earth Day won’t look anything like how I’d (or probably anyone… Continued “Gratitude for our Planet: Celebrating an Adapted 50th Anniversary of Earth Day”

Nonprofits Need Support Now

Originally published in the Triangle Business Journal in collaboration with Lori O'Keefe, CEO of the Triangle Community Foundation, and Jeanne Tedrow, CEO and president of the N.C. Center for Nonprofits. In the blink of an eye, our world has changed.… Continued “Nonprofits Need Support Now”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

A Message from President & CEO Lori O’Keefe Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparation and Support Triangle Community Foundation is closely monitoring the local impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. While this situation is quickly developing, there is still much we do… Continued “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement”

What is a Community Foundation?

I’m a huge fan of baseball. HUGE. I played softball growing up, and it really doesn’t matter what team is playing, I just want to be in the stadium (or better yet — on the field) contemplating the teams’ next… Continued “What is a Community Foundation?”

But I want to touch the art!

When I first saw Sharron Parker’s pieces hung on the walls at Triangle Community Foundation’s office, I had two thoughts: first, they are so intrinsically beautiful, and second, I really want to touch them! And I wasn’t alone. One of… Continued “But I want to touch the art!”

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