The Herald-Sun

Durham is one of a few counties in the country to offer nurse home visits to every parent of a newborn. The program, called Durham Connects, has been supported by The Duke Endowment since its launch in 2008. It’s now looking for expanded funding from local sources in order to continue. Read the full article.

Public News Service

The Adolescent Health Summit in Raleigh brought together health care professionals and advocates to focus on improving the health of young people in North Carolina. The summit was part of the North Carolina Metamorphosis Project, funded by The Duke Endowment. Read the full article.


Bahby Banks has joined The Duke Endowment’s evaluation team. Read the news release.


Clarendon Memorial Hospital has been selected to participate in the Carolinas Rural Hospital Lean Culture Transformation Collaborative, a four-year initiative funded in part by The Duke Endowment. Read the full article.

Asheville Citizen-Times

With support from The Duke Endowment, CarePartners Health Services is building a new facility designed to allow aging adults to stay in their homes rather than going into a nursing home. The new PACE facility is the first of its kind in Western North Carolina. Read the full article.


Nov. 2, 2012

From its offices in uptown Charlotte, The Duke Endowment will move to a new home in the Dilworth community on East Morehead Street. The three-story structure, which is planned for LEED Silver, will include meeting space for grantees and below-ground parking. Read the news release.

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Nov. 1, 2012

Several building projects are underway at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including one at Johnson C. Smith University that will result in a 62,000 square-foot Science Center. The project at JCSU is funded by a $25 million grant from The Duke Endowment. Read the full article.

Davidson College website and Charlotte Observer

A $45 million grant from The Duke Endowment to transform the academic heart of the Davidson campus is the largest grant in Davidson's history. Read the announcement and view the video on the Davidson College website and read the article in the Charlotte Observer.


The Trustees of The Duke Endowment have elected Minor Mickel Shaw to serve as chair of the board. Read the news release.

Winston-Salem Journal


With funding from The Duke Endowment, along with a new grant from the federal government, organizations in central North Carolina are working to strengthen substance abuse services for young people. Read the full article.