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.

Competition spurs collaborative ideas to fix local problems

At stake was one $25,000 grant from Triangle Community Foundation. Competing for the funds were five groups of partners, selected from more than 50 partnerships that had submitted proposals in response to a request for ideas for innovative, collaborative solutions…

Perry Colwell, Philanthropist

This text is from an interview with Perry Colwell, Board Member and Philanthropist Why is giving back (philanthropy) so important to you? Do you have a story, or one specific instance in your life that started you on the path

Jim Stewart, Investor

Community service is built into Jim Stewart’s DNA. His mother’s uncle, C.C. Spaulding, was an early executive of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, which became the largest black-owned business in the U.S. and, with Mechanics and Farmers Bank, and…

An Interview with Read and Feed

This text is from an interview with Jan Frantz for Read and Feed, a Nonprofit Organization Why is giving back (philanthropy) so important to you? Do you have a story, or one specific instance in your life that started you

An Interview with Kidznotes

This text is from an interview with Katie Wyatt, for Kidznotes, a Nonprofit Organization Why is giving back (philanthropy) so important to you? Do you have a story, or one specific instance in your life that started you on the

Bob Johnston, The Innovator

Giving with a big heart As a child growing up in Houston, Tex., Bob Johnston learned the importance of going beyond one’s means to help people in need. His father, a firefighter and then a long-time employee of the U.S.…

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