Trustees of The Duke Endowment approved the following grants on October 3, 2000 Contact: David Roberson, Director of Communications, 100 North Tryon Street, Suite 3500, Charlotte, NC 28202 email@example.com or (704) 969-2100 CHILD CARE Grants are made to not-for-profit children’s homes in North Carolina and South Carolina and to programs supporting those institutions. Strengthening Families and Prevention Caldwell Residential Services, Incorporated $30,000 Lenoir, NC To employ a family services intervention specialist. CARING for Children, Incorporated $54,000 Asheville, NC To extend and expand Project Home Base. Sipe’s Orchard Home, Incorporated $125,000 Conover, NC To establish an early childhood center that provides therapeutic day care. Collaborative Programs Alexander Children’s Center, Incorporated $97,500 Charlotte, NC To help several agencies in North Carolina improve their mental health treatment capacity. South Carolina Association of Children’s Homes and Family Services, Incorporated $307,710 Lexington, SC To further establish KIDS (Kids Integrated Data System) as the standard software among children’s homes in the Carolinas. Capacity Building Boys Home of the South, Incorporated $25,320 Belton, SC To establish a fund development office. Lancaster Children’s Homes, Incorporated $150,000 Lancaster, SC To construct a new boys’ campus and resource center. Pendleton Place, Incorporated $44,600 Greenville, SC To establish a fund development office. The Relatives, Incorporated $40,000 Charlotte, NC To hire a director of program services and to implement a staff development plan. The Relatives, Incorporated $23,000 Charlotte, NC To construct a new facility. Volunteer Families for Children $100,000 Raleigh, NC To expand and stabilize services across four regions of North Carolina and to hire a part-time development director. Yahweh Center, Incorporated $5,000 Wilmington, NC To assist with board development. Training and Education South Carolina Association of Children’s Homes and Family $69,225 Services, Incorporated Lexington, SC To offer comprehensive Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training –through Cornell University — to selected agencies in South Carolina. ENDOWMENT-WIDE PROGRAMS Grants are made as joint efforts of some or all of The Duke Endowment’s program divisions. Children and Families Initiative Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina, Incorporated $123,630 To initiate a Fatherhood campaign. North Carolina Annual Conference Council on Ministries $141,200 for Hand In Hand Coalition Raleigh, NC To aid a collaborative group of agencies to work with N. C. schools to meet the needs of children. The Foundation Center $20,000 New York, NY For annual support. MDC, Inc. $50,000 Chapel Hill, NC To produce a report of the needs of rural communities in North Carolina and South Carolina. RELIGION Grants are made in North Carolina to rural United Methodist churches, the two conferences of the United Methodist Church, retired United Methodist ministers, Duke University Divinity School, and related programs of the United Methodist Church. Building Rural Churches Program Centenary United Methodist Church $5,000 Clemmons, North Carolina To provide staff training, curriculum materials, storage building, and playground equipment for a child care program. Littleton United Methodist Church $10,000 Littleton, North Carolina To build a fellowship hall. Child Care and Elder Care Programs Cherokee United Methodist Church $20,000 Cherokee, North Carolina To purchase educational supplies and equipment for a child care program and to aid in renovations of the facility. Maggie Valley United Methodist Church $15,000 Maggie Valley, North Carolina To purchase educational supplies and equipment for expanding and upgrading a child care program. Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church $10,000 Pittsboro, North Carolina For an after-school program. Ocracoke United Methodist Church $8,000 Ocracoke, North Carolina To purchase educational supplies and equipment for expanding a child care program. Snow Hill United Methodist Church $10,000 Sandy Ridge, North Carolina To purchase educational supplies and equipment. Tyro United Methodist Church $12,000 Lexington, North Carolina To purchase educational supplies and equipment. Church/Conference Agency Programs Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church $8,000 Lake Junaluska, North Carolina To expand the Open Door Soup Kitchen Program. Vida Nueva United Methodist Church $15,000 Stoneville, North Carolina For a Family Ministries program for Hispanic families, providing a food pantry, clothing closet, emergency funding, and to provide for English as a Second Language classes. Wilmington District of the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church Wilmington, North Carolina To support a substandard housing rehabilitation program of Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM). Banks-Grove Hill United Methodist Charge $15,000 Franklin, North Carolina For Stop Hunger Now. Rockingham District of the North Carolina Annual Conference $25,000 of the United Methodist Church Pembroke, North Carolina For a proposal to construct a group home for Native American developmentally disabled adults in Robeson County. Sanford District of the North Carolina Annual Conference $20,000 of the United Methodist Church Silk Hope, North Carolina For a program for the growing Hispanic population in the Siler City and Sanford area. Community Services Programs North Carolina Council of Churches $50,000 Jubilee Project Raleigh, North Carolina To engage churches and faith communities in assisting families moving from welfare. Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN) $9,600 Charlotte, North Carolina To evaluate the RAIN program, providing preventive education and direct services to HIV/AIDS victims. Duke University Divinity School Programs Office of Continuing Education Durham, North Carolina To provide scholarships for rural United Methodists attending approved continuing education events at Duke University Divinity School. Office of the Ormond Center for Research, Planning, and Development Durham, North Carolina To sponsor consultations, workshops, and educational events for rural United Methodist churches. Office of Field Education Durham, North Carolina To assess and evaluate rural non-parish settings for field education placements for divinity students. General Programs Meeting of Cabinets $15,000 The Rural Church Division of The Duke Endowment Durham, North Carolina For consultations with the Bishops and District Superintendents from both North Carolina Annual Conferences of the United Methodist Church.. HEALTH CARE Grants are made to not-for-profit hospitals and health care organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina. Strengthen and Improve Hospitals Blue Ridge Hospital System $100,000 Spruce Pine, NC To renovate Spruce Pine Community Hospital in Spruce Pine, NC. Duke University Medical Center $1,000,000 Durham, NC To support the Physician Scientists Program at Duke University School of Medicine. Duke University Medical Center $200,000 Durham, NC To establish a memorial sculpture to honor Duke physicians and nurses of the 65th General Hospital of World War II. Grantmakers in Health $10,000 Washington, DC For Year 2000 annual membership fees. Haywood Regional Medical Center $66,097 Clyde, NC To develop a community-based health information system. North Carolina Hospital Foundation $250,000 Cary, NC To expand the program and services of the North Carolina Hospital Association Rural Health Center. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health $100,000 Chapel Hill, NC For operational support of the North Carolina Institute for Public Health. Prevention and Access Programs Angel Medical Center $70,000 Franklin, NC To establish a parish nurse program. Allendale Cou
nty Hospital $360,000 Fairfax, SC To establish a school-based dental program. Blue Ridge Hospital System $53,800 Spruce Pine, NC To develop a school health program. Cabarrus Memorial Hospital $136,140 Concord, NC For startup and implementation of a parish nurse program. Cabarrus Memorial Hospital $242,761 Concord, NC To develop a mobile health center program. Caldwell Memorial Hospital $85,000 Lenoir, NC To renovate a facility for the Helping Hands Free Clinic. Carolinas-Anson Healthcare $100,000 Wadesboro, NC To establish a mobile clinic to meet the health screening and education needs of the medically underserved. Carteret County General Hospital Corporation $225,000 Morehead City, NC To establish a mobile dental service for Carteret County. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority $80,000 Charlotte, NC To expand the Health In Partnership program in conjunction with Christ Episcopal Church. Dr. J. Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital $73,860 Southport, NC To establish a community free clinic. Duke University Health System $205,125 Durham, NC To support the Duke/East Carolina University Partnerships in Training program. Gaston Health Care $54,186 Gastonia, NC To develop a parish nurse program. Greenwood County Hospital Board $90,000 Greenwood, SC To create the Wellness in Neighborhoods program. Health Sciences Foundation of the Medical University of South Carolina $112,000 Charleston, SC To promote health awareness among the students of historically Black colleges in South Carolina. Lenoir Memorial Hospital $65,000 Kinston, NC For “The Lighthouse Program” for domestic violence. McLeod Regional Medical Center of the Pee Dee $30,000 Florence, SC For a home and parent evaluation of the Healthy Steps for Young Children program. Morehead Memorial Hospital $100,000 Eden, NC For the school health center program. The Moses Cone Health System $65,855 Greensboro, NC To establish a parish nurse program. New Hanover Regional Medical Center $150,000 Wilmington, NC To develop a parish nurse program. Southeastern Regional Medical Center $114,000 Lumberton, NC To develop a Healthy Steps for Young Children program for Robeson County. Stokes-Reynolds Memorial Hospital $18,522 Danbury, NC To establish a community-based program to reduce the suicide rate in Stokes County. University of North Carolina Hospitals $150,000 Chapel Hill, NC To develop a program for at-risk infants, “Community Pathways: Early Intervention for Hospitalized Children.” University of North Carolina Hospitals $138,792 Chapel Hill, NC To extend the Healthy Steps for Young Children program. Wake Forest University School of Medicine $111,610 Winston-Salem, NC To address smoking cessation for women of childbearing age. WakeMed $161,575 Raleigh, NC To establish a parish health ministries program. Wayne Health Corporation $80,000 Goldsboro, NC For an abstinence-based teen pregnancy prevention program. Chronic and Long-Term Illness Program Givens Estates $116,700 Asheville, NC To establish the Memory Support Clinic and Elder Care Resource Center. Halifax Regional Medical Center $164,100 Roanoke-Rapids, NC To develop a coordinated health services program for nursing home and rest home patients. Hospice of Catawba Valley $25,000 Hickory, NC To construct a residential hospice. Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County $150,000 Winston-Salem, NC To support a community coalition to improve end-of-life care. New Hanover Regional Medical Center $100,000 Wilmington, NC To develop an End-of-Life EduCare Program. North Carolina Hospital Foundation $250,000 Cary, NC To support the statewide End-of-Life program with Hospice of the Carolinas. Palmetto Health Alliance – Easley $137,248 Easley, SC To develop a community-based nurse case management program for chronic disease patients. Pitt County Memorial Hospital $224,980 Greenville, NC To develop a community-based case management program for frail elderly. The Presbyterian Home of South Carolina $100,000 Columbia, SC To construct an 18-bed skilled nursing facility. Scotland Health Care System $131,025 Laurinburg, NC To develop an Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Diabetes program. South Carolina Health Alliance $250,000 West Columbia, SC To implement the South Carolina Collaborative on End-of-Life Care.