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.

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The Foundation's grant to Heal Our Heroes

'Proud to support this amazing organization! President Paul Lessard (left) with Bob Uber, Founder and President of Heal Our Heroes.

19 Grants Presented

The High Point Community Foundation proudly presented grants to a wide range of community-positive organizations and initiatives at its November 16 Grants Luncheon.

Remembering Howard Coble

Dr. Ray and Chris Coble created a scholarship to honor Congressman Howard Coble. We're asking the community to remember Howard with a gift to help endow the scholarship for the future. Photo: Marshall Hurley.

Sherri Scott: recognized by YWCA

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

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Giving 101

High Point University under the direction of Nido Qubein is improving the overall health of our community in many ways.

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.

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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The High Point Community Foundation facilitates, supports and promotes philanthropic endeavors of all sizes. It’s exciting when the community collaborates on new ideas that benefit the High Point and Guilford County. The Foundation can help individuals, families, businesses and groups bring innovative funds and programs to life.

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  • 2016 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

Meet the Principals Reception recognizes school leadership

Twenty-five school principals in High Point are making significant impact on the community through their leadership that is credited for developing innovative curricula, encouraging excellence among teachers and producing award-winning educational results.