Expanding telepsychiatry efforts in Spartanburg, S.C., will help mentally ill patients get the immediate help they need. Read more.


Trustees of The Duke Endowment in Charlotte have approved more than $16 million in 35 new grants to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Read the news release.

The Times-New

A new grant from The Duke Endowment will help Efland United Methodist Church expand its food ministry. Read more.

Upstate Business Journal

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s Pelham Medical Center and Union Medical Center have received gold stars for their success in creating tobacco-free workplaces. Read more.

Fox 8

A new home visiting program provides a nurse to help moms and their babies. Read more.

Lincoln Times-News

A new grant will help Tucker’s Grove United Methodist Church in Iron Station, N.C., renovate its historic preaching arbor. Read more.

Tri-City Herald

With the help of nearly $8 million from The Duke Endowment, South Carolina now has telepsychiatry unites in 24 ERs across the state that can connect with network providers 16 hours a day, seven days a week. Read more.


Mary Piepenbring, vice president of The Duke Endowment and director of the Health Care program area, has announced her retirement. Lin Hollowell has been named her successor as Health Care director. Read the announcement.


The Duke Endowment is accepting applications for its 2017-2019 Fellowship Program. Read the E-blast.


Furman University today announced an ambitious effort to transform the student experience and address critical community issues with a $47 million grant from The Duke Endowment. The new strategic vision—called The Furman Advantage—will guarantee every incoming student the opportunity for an engaged learning experience that is tracked and integrated with their academic and professional goals.