2016 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 2016.

Organization HPCF  Cory McInnis Violet Hutchens Total Purpose of Grant
 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point 7,400.00 7,400.00  Updated technology for offices and staff to enhance operational efficiency
Guide Posts of Strength 16,800.00 16,800.00  Program for cancer survivor support
Guilford Child Development 11,100.00 11,100.00  Family literacy program for low-income immigrant and refugee mothers and their pre-school children
Guilford County Cooperative Extension Service 8,400.00 8,400.00  Garden & nutrition education in classroom, community cooking and summer camps in partnership with recreation centers
Heal Our Heroes 14,300.00 14,300.00  Student Veteran Worker to provide PTSD programs to vets at GTCC
Helping Hands High Point 37,900.00 37,900.00  Programs to develop short & long term strategies for food insecurity
High Point Community Against Violence 32,900.00 32,900.00  Assisting offenders to be job ready leading to self-sufficiency
High Point LEAP 1,300.00 17,955.00 19,255.00  Provide STEAM programming in the Southside community
Oak View Elementary School 22,300.00 22,300.00  Capital request for interactive classroom projectors
Operation Xcel 17,300.00 17,300.00  Provide early intervention/prevention services for problem youth
Reading Connections 11,900.00 11,900.00  Family literacy program at Oak Hill Elementary School
Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of High Point 33,600.00 33,600.00  Capital request for small bus to meet transportation needs
Salvation Army of High Point 21,600.00 21,600.00  Provide financial assistance to homeless families facing housing barriers
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC 18,700.00 18,700.00  Capacity building by providing coolers & freezers to partner agencies
Special Olympics North Carolina 4,700.00 4,700.00  Athletic outreach for individuals with intellectual disabilities
Union Hill Elementary 12,400.00 11,845.00 24,245.00 Program to increase accessibility to reading proficiency program with laptops impacting 500 students
West End Ministries 28,000.00 28,000.00  Leslie’s House housing stabilization program for homeless women
World Relief Corporation 8,000.00 8,000.00  Capital request for fencing and irrigation to increase the capacity of the refugee community garden
YWCA 16,400.00 16,400.00  Coordinate nutrition & cooking education classes to eat healthy on a budget
Total  325,000.00 11,845.00 17,955.00 354,800.00