GO FAR celebrates its 15th year of impacting our local kids with the gift of running

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Drs. Zoe & Michael Draelos featured on Fox 8 News for research program for high school students

Student leader Marbeth Salinas (front row right) receives the High Point Central Class of 1960 Scholarship. She starts at Appalachian this fall.

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Luke Hinshaw earns J. Howard Coble Scholarship:
Heading to NC State

We celebrate the remarkable life of our dear friend Bill Horney. He was dearly loved and his influence will be felt for generations to come.

Foundation helps stock Food Pantry

Fairgrove Family Resource Center gets summer boost

Bus donated to Housing Authority

The Foundation helped an anonymous donor provide a bus for youth activities.

Year-end gift planning:
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Women in Motion of High Point is a volunteer-led initiative of the High Point Community Foundation and the L. Paul Brayton family formed to enable women, and men, to combine charitable donations and provide significant grants focused on the critical needs of women, children and families living in the greater High Point community.
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The mission of Students First is to provide support and resources to High Point public schools and impact students while strengthening the educational system in our community. Grants are made to schools to provide for the unfunded expenses related to kid-centered programs or projects that are educational and support character education.

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The Heart of High Point Fund provides for the basic needs of the High Point community. Grants are made to organizations whose mission, human resources and at least 50% of their budget is devoted to providing food, shelter, and rehabilitation or health services to the most needy individuals and families in the community.

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Donor Advised Funds give individuals, families, non-profits and for-profits the ability to create funds that are held and managed by the foundation. Donors are able to recommend how and when fund will be granted. Gifts can be made to non-profits, municipalities, schools or churches.

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coble scholarship application buttonThe J. Howard Coble Scholarship was established in 2016 by Congressman Coble’s nephew Dr. Ray Coble and his wife Chris Coble who created a fund at the HighPointCommunity Foundation to honor Congressman J. Howard Coble.
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In September 2015, Guilford County Schools became one of the newest Say Yes to Education programs in the country. The High Point Community Foundation is one of four organizations that made it possible. Say Yes provides last dollar tuition scholarships so public school graduates can afford and complete a postsecondary education.

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  • 2018 Grants Luncheon

    The High Point Community Foundation announced grant awards to 14 non-profit organizations serving Greater High Point at its annual Grant Awards Luncheon, Tuesday, November 13 at the High Point Country Club.
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    2017 Grants Luncheon

    The High Point Community Foundation Annual Grants Luncheon is one of our most exciting and auspicious events, because we get to personally recognize the organizations that have presented applications for some of the most worthy and—in many cases—innovative charitable initiatives in our community.
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    Annual Grants Luncheon

    One of the most satisfying events of our year is the Annual Grants presentation.  Its the time when we gather to celebrate the recipients of nonprofits who do tremendous work in our community. More Details

Angels in our Midst: our capacity for good

I’m sitting on a bench in the Hartley YMCA Fitness Center and I’m covered in sweat having just finished working out. I’m wallowing in both oxygen and energy debt and should be making my way to the locker room and a shower, but I can’t seem to make myself rise for I am mesmerized by an interaction which is quietly taking placing across the room.
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Defeating the Violence

This past summer has been an unusually violent season for our city with multiple shootings and murders that have not only occupied our newspaper’s headlines, but also our thoughts, conversations and prayers. Violence in any form is unacceptable, but this particular kind of neighborhood terrorism is insidious as it seems random and cruelly indiscriminate.
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