Aug. 21, 2012
For the first time since 1924, landmark structures at Duke University are undergoing major renovations. An $80 million grant from The Duke Endowment is supporting the projects, which will continue over the next few years. Read the full article.
Aug. 16, 2012
At All God’s Children United Methodist Church in Aulander, N.C., The Place of Possibilities offers hope to a poverty-stricken community. Several grants from The Duke Endowment have supported the congregation’s efforts. Watch a video.
Aug. 15, 2012
The Daily Herald
With 10 first-time mothers enrolled, Nurse-Family Partnership is off to a good start in four northeastern N.C. counties. NFP is supported statewide by The Duke Endowment, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, and other public and private organizations. Read the full article.
Aug. 7, 2012
Thanks to a new family practice residency program in Wilmington, N.C., patients seeking medical care will have a shorter wait time. Funding for the project was made possible through a collaboration of The Duke Endowment, the Cape Fear Memorial Foundation and the N.C. Medical Society Foundation. Read the full article.
August 1, 2012
The Duke Endowment names Todd Dalrymple as new Fellow. Read the news release.
July 17, 2012
The McDowell News
With a recently awarded grant for $50,000, Bethel United Methodist Church hopes to further provide services to students and their family through their year-round tutoring program, EXCEL. Last year, around 50 students attended the program on a regular basis and the church hopes that the additional funds can further provide services to support students with academic, social, emotional and behavioural issues. Read the full article.
July 16, 2012
Although the dentist workforce in the state has grown slightly in recent years, the overall supply of dentists relative to the state population is smaller than the national average. With growing evidence linking poor oral health to a wide range of acute and chronic diseases, having an adeqaute supply of dentists is an important healthcare resource for the people of South Carolina. Read the full article.
July 9, 2012
Trustees of The Duke Endowment have approved $40.5 million in new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the news release.