$369,310 in grants awarded to charities

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Naaman's
Recovery Village
got a much-needed
truck

The Heart of High Point Fund provided a grant to the faith-based recovery program that was used to purchase the Dodge Ram 1500 truck. The vehicle will be key to the organization's mission.

Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club
gets two new
buses


Club members enjoy a test ride on buses bought with Foundation grant and donations from Thomas Built Bus.

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Women in Motion is an initiative formed to support women’s needs in the High Point area.

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Camp Cornerstone provides healthcare experience to 14

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Chase Fisher
first ever
Coble
Scholar

Thomasville Ledford
grad will use scholarship
to study engineering
at NC State University.

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The Principals'
Fund thanks
The Car Wash
Company

High Point's Car Wash
Company generously
presented a gift of $3000
to the Principals' Fund.

High school
seniors:
Learn about
the J. Howard
Coble Scholarship

Photo: Marshall Hurley.

Special Olympics

175 community volunteers make High Point Special Olympics competition a success for 125 athletes.

Principals' Fund delivers!

The High Point Central band plans to purchase a much needed sousaphone. More to come.

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Meet the Principals Reception

L-R: Shayla Savage, Principal, Union Hill Elementary, Weaver Walden, Principal, Oak Hill Elementary and Kevin Wheat, Principal at Allen Jay Preparatory Academy and Guilford Co. Schools Principal of the Year were among the High Point area principals recognized February 22.

Sherri Scott: recognized by YWCA

The YWCA of High Point recognized Foundation Director of Donor Services as one of its Women of Achievement.

Books, glorious books!

Kirkman Elementary shared their brand new books with High Point Community Foundation volunteers and staff.

Community Writing Center Awarded Grant

Grant addresses issues that make student participation difficult, like hunger or access to transportation.

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 the Principals’ Fund for Student Needs 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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The 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 High Point Community 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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    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