Fund targets young adults

Community foundation in Greensboro awards grants.

GREENSBORO,  N.C. — Attracting and keeping adults ages 18 to 45 living and working in Greensboro is the focus of four grants totaling $32,500 awarded by the Future Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro.

The grants were selected from 19 proposals requesting a total of $165,000.

Action Greensboro’s synerG is getting $12,000 to support a wireless technology corridor downtown along Elm street from the Center City Park site south to Lee Street.

The Guilford Green Foundation is getting $10,000 to produce and run four “GreenQueen Bingo” events to raise money for groups serving Greensboro’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

And Greensboro Community Television-Cable 8 is getting $6,000 to produce a video series on the “creative class,” while Professionals in Transition is getting $4,500 to fund six workshops on “how to find the hidden job market.”

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