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.

You | The Future of the Foundation

Over the past 11 months, we have posted 39 stories featuring many partners of Triangle Community Foundation – from scholarship recipients like Aiyana Lynch to grantees like Durham Success Summit and Arts Access NC; from donors and community partners like…

The Story Behind Our New Logo

In the last 15 years Triangle Community Foundation has doubled in size. We want to continue that trajectory and are excited to launch our next phase of growth. 2023 marks the end of our most recent strategic plan, and seemed…

Partners for Environmental Justice | A Powerful Force for Change

In the 1990s, Partners for Environmental Justice (PEJ) and Triangle Community Foundation developed a partnership that has continued to deepen ever since. One of PEJ’s first initiatives as an organization was funded by the Foundation, marking the largest grant awarded…

Self-Help Credit Union | Providing a Hand

From humble beginnings with initial capital of $77 earned from a bake sale to the $5 billion organization it is today, Self-Help Credit Union has provided a hand to those in need since 1980. Triangle Community Foundation greatly values our…

Aiyana Lynch | Embracing Every Opportunity

A dedication and strong desire to succeed academically has been ingrained in Aiyana for as long as she can remember. She spent most of her life living in Elon, North Carolina due to her dad’s job, though most of her…

Curi Capital | Maximizing Impact

Professional advisors are important partners for Triangle Community Foundation. Without them, we would not have nearly the reach with prospective donors, and we are very appreciative of these relationships. Curi Capital CEO, Dimitri Eliopoulos and Senior Director of Family Office

LaToya King | Building Something Meaningful

For LaToya King, the Foundation’s Chief Operations Officer, the concept of philanthropy is intensely personal. LaToya grew up in Oakland, California, the child of a single mother who struggled financially and was on public assistance. At the time she didn’t…

Pupusas for Education | Closing the Opportunity Gap

Meet Jeymi and Cecilia, two young immigrant community organizers who have channeled their own experiences into building an organization for transformative community change. Since 2016, Pupusas for Education has been committed to closing the opportunity gap in access and affordability…

Latest from @TriComFdn on Twitter

Come join our team! 🎉 The Foundation is looking for the next Shannon St. John (SSJ) Philanthropy Fellow. This two-y… https://t.co/aNAE8DqF9N
Working to honor, renew, and build community in some of the most historic neighborhoods of Chapel Hill and Carrboro… https://t.co/FH2FEkC6pS
The Fidelity Scholars program, through the Invest in My Education (ME) initiative, is now open and accepting applic… https://t.co/kuXSxnyczQ