2008 Grant Recipients

Thank you to all of the organizations that applied for a grant from the High Point Community Foundation and congratulations to those awarded funds in 2008.

Organization Amount Purpose of Grant
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Central Pied $10,200 Develop and implement parental training system
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater HP $2,800 Upgrade computer equipment
Brothers Organized to Save Others $14,400 Support group home for troubled youth
Child Enrichment First UMC $18,400 Scholarships for low-income children
Communities in Schools of High Point $14,100 Support position of Outreach Coordinator
Communities in Schools of Randolph Cnty $20,900 Support position of Area Coordinator
Community Clinic of High Point $17,900 Access to prescription medicine
Community Outreach of Archdale Trinity $20,000 Mentoring program to transition unskilled to jobs
HP Alliance for Workforce Preparedness $30,300 Improve education, economic and employment
High Point Public Library Foundation $7,800 Fund New Children’s Entrance to building
Horsepower, Inc. $6,400 Therapeutic riding for disabled students
HP Citizens Police Academy Alumni Assoc $700 Fund “Community Day” expenses
Junior League of High Point $21,000 Retire debt on renovated Briles House
Lifespan Employment & Enrichment of HP $10,000 Pottery project for developmentally disabled
Low Income Housing Opportunities $5,700 Supplies for “Back to School” celebration
Nia Community Action Center $9,300 Space expansion to better serve community
Open Door Ministries(Emergency Asst Net) $33,600 Administrative expenses to support project
Reading Connections $8,000 Free adult literacy services
River Landing @ Sandy Ridge $4,000 Expansion of Health Care Facility
Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of HP $15,200 Upgrade and expand technology program
Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul $12,400 Capital funding for new convent
Tom A Finch Community YMCA $10,000 Financial assistance for childcare programs
Triad Health Project $10,500 HIV/AIDS Case Management Services
United Methodist Agency for the Retarded $4,900 Purchase of lift chairs and new flooring
United Way of Greater HP $30,900 Early Care and Education Scholarships
Ward Street Missions $10,600 Music lab – computers, equipment, staff
TOTAL $350,000  
Piedmont Environmental Center $4,800 Cory McInnis Fund
Principals’ Fund $5,200 Cory McInnis Fund