Our Commitment
Our Home

A Healthy
North Carolina

A healthy North Carolina is a place where everyone has a fair opportunity for good health. This belief guides our work each day and is the cornerstone of our commitment to the people and communities of our home state, whom we proudly invest in, partner with, and stand alongside.

How and Where We Work

Meeting today’s challenges calls for thoughtful planning and a systems-focused approach that acknowledges inequities and prioritizes the needs of local communities.

Local Food Hub Making a Difference in its Community

The lack of access to affordable, healthy, local food is an urgent issue for communities in North Carolina. This has been an issue for years, and the ongoing…

2021 Reflections

While this past year required that we continue to address the challenges that began in 2020, it was also an opportunity to advance toward a better future.

We Have An Opportunity With Nutrition Assistance Programs

Understanding the barriers to SNAP and WIC provides an opportunity for many in North Carolina to get the food they need.

Times to Change

News stories about preschool suspensions are critical; however, they are not the whole story if they don’t talk about race.

COVID: Responding to the Now, Readying for What’s Ahead

2While we're cautiously optimistic about the COVID-19 pandemic gradually winding down, it's important to recognize the continued and lasting impacts. Support must continue to address disparities that were…

Grantees Announced: Equitable Early Childhood Outcomes

Partnership with Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust supports 11 nonprofits across the state committed to community-driven solutions to advancing equity in the early childhood sector.

Help needed, not just help wanted. NC’s child care staffing crisis.

North Carolina child care providers are the “workforce behind the workforce.” Yet a new survey reveals the difficulty providers are having retaining staff.

2020 Reflection

While difficult and unprecedented, 2020 also changed our organization for the better, setting our course into next year and well beyond

Spotlight on West Marion Community Forum

West Marion Community Forum Executive Director, Paula Swepson, and Principal Consultant, Mary Snow, share lessons learned in partnering with community to build power and ignite change.

COVID-19 Response

The pandemic is reshaping the landscape of North Carolina in many ways. Our response, as well as that of philanthropy’s overall, must be both immediate and enduring.

Community-Centered Health

Community stakeholders across the state working together to break down barriers to good health.

Strategy

How and Where We Work

Meeting today’s challenges calls for thoughtful planning and a systems-focused approach that acknowledges inequities and prioritizes the needs of local communities.

Perspective

Local Food Hub Making a Difference in its Community

The lack of access to affordable, healthy, local food is an urgent issue for communities in North Carolina. This has been an issue for years, and the ongoing…

Perspective

2021 Reflections

While this past year required that we continue to address the challenges that began in 2020, it was also an opportunity to advance toward a better future.

Perspective

We Have An Opportunity With Nutrition Assistance Programs

Understanding the barriers to SNAP and WIC provides an opportunity for many in North Carolina to get the food they need.

Perspective

Times to Change

News stories about preschool suspensions are critical; however, they are not the whole story if they don’t talk about race.

Perspective

COVID: Responding to the Now, Readying for What’s Ahead

2While we're cautiously optimistic about the COVID-19 pandemic gradually winding down, it's important to recognize the continued and lasting impacts. Support must continue to address disparities that were…

News

Grantees Announced: Equitable Early Childhood Outcomes

Partnership with Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust supports 11 nonprofits across the state committed to community-driven solutions to advancing equity in the early childhood sector.

Perspective

Help needed, not just help wanted. NC’s child care staffing crisis.

North Carolina child care providers are the “workforce behind the workforce.” Yet a new survey reveals the difficulty providers are having retaining staff.

Perspective

2020 Reflection

While difficult and unprecedented, 2020 also changed our organization for the better, setting our course into next year and well beyond

Perspective

Spotlight on West Marion Community Forum

West Marion Community Forum Executive Director, Paula Swepson, and Principal Consultant, Mary Snow, share lessons learned in partnering with community to build power and ignite change.

Strategy

COVID-19 Response

The pandemic is reshaping the landscape of North Carolina in many ways. Our response, as well as that of philanthropy’s overall, must be both immediate and enduring.

Featured Work

Community-Centered Health

Community stakeholders across the state working together to break down barriers to good health.

North Carolina State
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