Golden LEAF’s allocation cut
North Carolina lawmakers this summer voted to siphon $17.5 million a year, for two years, from the amount due the foundation as part of a court settlement with tobacco companies.
Senate moves to divert Golden LEAF funding
Facing a $3.7 billion budget shortfall, the Senate Appropriations Committee aims to take the $68 million due the Golden LEAF Foundation in 2011.
Golden LEAF invests $3.5 million in jobs
The new grantmaking program aims to provide vocational and technical training to connect workers with existing jobs.
New chief charts course for Golden LEAF
By helping them tap into foundation dollars, and by partnering with other funders, Dan Gerlach hopes to bolster the economies of struggling communities.
Gerlach to lead Golden LEAF
The top economic adviser to Gov. Mike Easley will take over the $700 million Golden LEAF foundation on Oct. 1.
Easley pick to lead Golden LEAF
Dan Gerlach, a top advisor to Gov. Mike Easley and Easley’s pick for the post, is likely to take over the funder in October.