Nonprofit news roundup, 08.18.17

Healthcare Foundation of Wilson gives $1.6 million

Healthcare Foundation of Wilson has awarded 23 grants totaling $1.6 million to address critical community needs in the areas of adolescent pregnancy; alcohol and substance abuse; obesity; and sexually transmitted diseases.

Southern Documentary Fund getting $900,000

The Southern Documentary Fund is Durham is getting $900,000 over three years from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and will used the funds to make grants for documentary makers living in the region; to expand a screening series to more cities; and to establish a peer-to-peer mentorship program for movie makers.

Longino named CEO at Camp Corral

Leigh Longino, chief operating officer at Camp Corral in Raleigh, which serves children of military families, has been named CEO.

Hurricane relief getting $207,500

North Carolina Community Foundation in Raleigh allocated $207,500 from its Disaster Relief Fund to go to 15 of its affiliates that serve parts of eastern North Carolina still recovering from Hurricane Matthew.

Food Bank gets $40,000 plus 50,000 pounds of food

The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina has received over $40,000 and nearly 50,000 pounds of food as part of the Lowes Foods ‘Bag Childhood Hunger’ initiative.

More than $10,000 of that total will go directly serve the Wilmington region.

Pepper Festival to benefit Abundance NC

Abundance NC in Pittsboro will benefit from the 10th Annual Pepper Festival, which will be held September 24 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Briar Chapel, a master-planned community in Chapel Hill.

Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation gives $1,440

Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, awarded two grants totaling $1,440.

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