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Grantmaking Report: May 2020

June 2, 2020
Category: Grantmaking Reports

The Blue Cross NC Foundation is pleased to share the following grants were approved in the month of May.

  • Four-month investment of $250,000 to the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association to pilot a farm-to-consumer program providing a weekly box of local produce and meat to restaurant and hospitality workers who have been laid-off or furloughed due to COVID-19 to combat food insecurity and support local farmers.
  • One-year investment of $65,000 to the Center for Community Self-Help (Self-Help) to develop a financial technical assistance curriculum for child care providers.
  • One-year investment of $10,000 to Coharie Intra Tribal, Inc. to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • Four-month investment of $100,000 to The Conservation Fund’s Resourceful Communities to distribute pooled funding for re-granting to rural, grassroots community organizations that are addressing the immediate needs of the community in response to COVID-19.
  • Eight-month investment of $87,000 to the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy to develop a better understanding of and document barriers to participation in federal nutrition programs.
  • Eight-month investment of $200,000 to Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems to identify and analyze the impacts and innovations resulting from the COVID-19 crisis on the North Carolina food system and identify public and private investment opportunities to build toward a food system that is more resilient and equitable.
  • One-time investment of $5,000 to Guilford Native American Association to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • 10-month investment of $10,000 to the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • One-time investment of $10,000 to the High Plains Indians, Inc. (Sappony) to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • One-time investment of $10,000 to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • Five-month investment of $10,000 to the Meherrin Indian Tribe to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • One-year investment of $136,000 to the North Carolina Partnership for Children (NCPC) to update the methodology it uses to distribute funding across the state.
  • Seven-month investment of $10,000 to the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • One-year investment of $60,000 to Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center to upfit a new dental clinic.
  • One-time investment of $5,000 to the Triangle Native American Society to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.
  • One-time investment of $10,000 to the Waccamaw Siouan Indian Tribe, Inc. to address immediate basic needs of their communities in response to COVID-19.