Feb. 23: Foundation for Carolinas, black philanthropy, prevention, and more

Donor contributions in 2010 to funds at Foundation for the Carolinas, Charlotte, grew to $212 million from $101 million in 2009, with grantmaking from those funds growing to $139 million from $90 million, and the foundatin’s long-term endowment portfolio posting a 13.2 percent, with the value of total assets owned and represented under management totaling $910 million, an all-time high.

Black Philanthropy Initiative, Winston-Salem Foundation, awarded $23,500 in grants to five organizations that support African-American parenting.

NC Prevention Partners, in partnership with UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, received one-year grant from national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to build on its Healthy NC Hospital Initiative and develop metrics to guide hospitals throughout U.S. to establish best-practice workplace wellness systems.

High Point University received $90,000 from estate of Alvin Maw to establish Bertha Connelly Maw ’33 Scholarship Fund named for his wife; fund will be used to provide scholarship support to students with high financial need.

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