2019 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 2019.

Strategic Leadership Grant

Organization Name Amount Granted Description
CIS of High Point $100,000 Crisis Mentoring Program

Community Impact Grants

Organization Name Amount Granted Description
GO FAR $9,710 To support GO FAR’s afterschool running program in participating High Point Title I schools. Funding will support both operational and program needs
NC Dental Society Foundation $10,000 Free dental clinic for High Point community in March 2020
Community Housing Solutions of Guilford, Inc. $29,270 This grant request will provide home repairs for low-income homeowners in High Point, NC.  Estimated 75% of the homeowners will be elderly or disabled.
Guilford Education Alliance $14,275 Support for the Teacher Supply Warehouse
High Point Community Against Violence $28,205 Work with repeat violent crime offenders in the ways determined and proven as described in this grant to help promote a safer city for everyone.
Reading Connections, Inc. $15,000 To address issues of inequality leading to poverty and provide access to opportunities through Family Literacy classes at Oak Hill Elementary
Guilford Child Development $33,000 High Point Opportunity Center
D-UP Basketball Fundamentals & Skills Training Inc. $25,000 To Pilot a ‘Community Connector’ approach to addressing adverse childhood experiences
The Sparrow’s Nest, Inc. $4,650 Black Suit Initiative Program Expansion into Jamestown/High Point Area
West End Ministries, Inc. $28,440 Expanding capacity that will provide an increase in continual sustainability
Operation Xcel $11,990 To increase proficiency in math and reading at Welborn and Ferndale
YWCA of High Point $18,500 To expand on the 2019 work & further engage in community dialogues an  continue training opportunities on systematic racism
Macedonia Family Resource Center $8,645 The purpose of the grant request is to educate the community on how to communicate with those who suffer from mental illness issues
Fairview Elementary $29,000 Providing our scholars with a new classroom environment that is more conducive to interactive group activities and small group instruction.
IFB Solutions $6,785 Provide specialized low vision tools and support needed for up to 15 school-age children from low-income and undeserved portions of the High Point
The Arc of High Point $13,575 Imagine, Leaving High School with no real options for a successful future!
CIS of Thomasville $4,710 CIS of Thomasville will pilot Career Mapping, which is a process of assessing skills/talents, exploring careers, and figuring out pathways
Southwest Renewal Foundation of High Point, Inc. $8,285 Create an art map “at a glance” overview and drone plus art video to help people visualize community development
Total $299,040 Create an art map “at a glance” overview and drone plus art video to help people visualize community development