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.

REPORT: Food is Medicine in North Carolina

North Carolina is one of the top agricultural states in our country, yet nourishing food is not universally accessible. The effects of food insecurity are far reaching with…

REPORT: Building Community-Centered Health

A new report provides insights for those interested or involved in multisector, community-based health interventions

Achieving Equity Through Grantmaking: The Importance of Intention and Accountability

To achieve good health, a person must first have a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible, also known as health equity. But for many…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Report

REPORT: Food is Medicine in North Carolina

North Carolina is one of the top agricultural states in our country, yet nourishing food is not universally accessible. The effects of food insecurity are far reaching with…

Report

REPORT: Building Community-Centered Health

A new report provides insights for those interested or involved in multisector, community-based health interventions

Perspective

Achieving Equity Through Grantmaking: The Importance of Intention and Accountability

To achieve good health, a person must first have a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible, also known as health equity. But for many…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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