Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, received $2.5 million multi-year grant from Wells Fargo Foundation to create Wells Fargo Scholars Program.
Seventeen alumni and their families committed total of over $10.5 million to Wake Forest School of Medicine.
North Carolina New Schools Project, Raleigh, received $250,000 donation from Reynolds American Foundation, Winston-Salem, for development of Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy, new regional school.
Foundation for the Carolinas, Charlotte, providing matching grant of $10,000 for arts, science, history and heritage projects on power2give.org, matching gifts $1 for $1.
Bank of America gave $30,000 to Wake Tech Foundation for student scholarships.
North Carolina Humanities Council, Greensboro, awarded $57,486 in grants for projects in the humanities.
Time Warner Cable and News 14 Carolina delivered over 6,400 toys and gifts and 1,500 pounds of food for families in need in the Carolinas.