SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations

President of The Duke Endowment, Gene Cochrane Jr., was presented the Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina’s highest civilian honor during the 2016 South Carolina Nonprofit Summit.

The News & Observer

Elaine Heath will be the next dean of Duke Divinity School. Read more.

AARP North Carolina

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine has released recommendations from the Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias for a state action plan. Read more.

North Carolina Health News

Rural hospital administrators embrace the tenets of population health for the communities they serve. Read more.

The Post and Courier

HALOS is expanding and hiring additional staff to conduct a pilot program that will provide in-depth case management for kinship families. Read more.

Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog

The Duke Endowment and other private funders are looking for ways to support hospitals and health care in rural areas. Read more.


Gov. Nikki Haley Launches Landmark “Pay for Success” Project to Improve Maternal and Child Health. Read the news release.


Trustees of The Duke Endowment in Charlotte have approved nearly $10 million in new grants to United Methodist organizations in North Carolina. Read the news release.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, The Duke Endowment and eight other donors have joined forces to create a grantmaking collaborative with the goal of awarding $1 billion to expand the reach of high-performing charities that serve low-income children and youth. Read more.


Duke University has received $23 million – including $10 million from The Duke Endowment – to establish a challenge fund for undergraduate financial aid. Read more.