The Robesonian

A new grant will help Robeson County Church and Community Center address hunger and housing issues in the local area. Formed by United Methodists in 1969, the organization is the largest ecumenical nonprofit in the county. Read more.

Charlotte Observer

A new grant will help congregations engage in public schools in North Carolina. Read more.

Smart Cities Council

In North Carolina, New Hanover County is using predictive analytics to help caseworkers focus on children who need help the most. A successful outcome there could serve as a model for others. Read more.

Philanthropy North Carolina

With a grant from The Duke Endowment, the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation is launching a Birth-to-Eight Policy Center to serve as a resource hub for its work. Read more.


With support from The Duke Endowment, a partnership between Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and Livingstone College will target obesity through a campus wide health and wellness program. Read more.


Charisma Hibbler has been named a Fellow at The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.

Wilkes Journal-Patriot

Wilkes County’s 13 elementary schools have a new curriculum for improving student fitness thanks to the Health Foundation and Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Read more.


The Duke Endowment has awarded three-year grants to support five diverse coalitions aimed at improving health across North Carolina as part of its new initiative, Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas. Read the news release.


Phillip H. Redmond Jr. has been named director of the Child Care program area at The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.

Washington Daily News

Asbury United Methodist Church’s garden and food ministry has already donated some 350 pounds of fresh produce to organizations that feed the hungry. Read more.