2011 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 2011.

Organization   Amount Purpose of Grant
Be The Match Foundation $ 3,890 HLA tissue typing of volunteer donors in HP
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point $ 10,650 Engage club members in positive activities and guidance
City of High Point – City Project $ 21,000 Home repair program in Washington Street neighborhood
Guilford County Cooperative Extension Service $ 15,300 School gardens teaching economic benefit of growing food
High Point Area Arts Council $ 5,333 Scholarships for workshops, youth chorales, orchestras, etc.
High Point Regional Health System $ 8,500 Free sports-specific health screenings for Central HS Varsity athletes
Latino Family Center of Greater HP $ 21,530 Increase the capacity and expand current youth mentoring programs
National Conference for Community and Justice $ 7,000 ANYDAY one day workshops to develop students with respect
Oak Hill Elementary/Guilford County Schools $ 5,986 Chairs and stacking carts
Open Door Ministries of High Point $ 20,398 Quality educational employment program for low-income individuals
Reading Connections $ 19,444 Expand and sustain adult literacy services
Salvation Army of High Point $ 15,000 Upgrade technology systems for shelter residents to have access
Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul $ 28,900 Provide preschool scholarships needed due to budget cuts
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church $ 6,000 Childcare while adults take ESL classes
 The Piedmont School $ 31,698 Scholarships for needy students
Triad Health Project $ 23,994 Direct Client Services Program funding
Unity Builders $ 32,759 Provide affordable housing to the Southside Community
Young Women’s Christian Assoc of High Point $ 23,718 Fitness equipment to improve health of low-income individuals
Total Approved by Grants Committee $301,100 $ 275,000 HPCF Allocation 
$10,600 Cory McInnis – HP City Schools
$15,500 Violet Hutchens –  Education of children