News Updates

Below you will find news from the Trust.

Newly Renovated Hive House Puts Emphasis Back on Healthy Community and Living

Bertie County is putting health back on the map by renovating and remastering a community center in a rural part of the county that will provide underserved youth and families with expanded health and recreational opportunities.

NC Community Development Initiative (NCCDI) has received $149,250 in funding from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to acquire and renovate a community center in Bertie County, known as the Hive House.

Community College Bolsters Health Improvement Efforts Through Community Gardens, Youth Engagement

Beaufort County Community College (BCCC) is taking the lead as the community works to strengthen local partnerships to increase access to fresh food for underserved residents. The work is a part of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s Healthy Places NC initiative, a long-term effort aimed at improving the quality of life and health in rural North Carolina counties.

More than 20 Faith-Based Groups Partner in Twin Counties to Improve Residents’ Health

The Conetoe Family Life Center (CFLC) is expanding its existing partnership with 21 area faith-based groups to offer support to patients in need of additional resources when leaving the hospital. The work is a part of Healthy Places NC, the Trust’s long-term initiative aimed at improving the quality of life and health in rural North Carolina counties.

Announcing the Trust's February 2017 Grant Cycle

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is excited to share the February 2017 grant cycle announcements. To be eligible for funding, applicants must complete an advance consultation with the Trust before submitting an application.

Please find the Poor and Needy Division funding announcement here. 

Please find the Health Care Division funding announcement here. 

Spotlighting 2013 and 2014 Rural Health Award Winners

The Trust recently held the 2016 Innovations in Rural Health Award at an event at Campbell University and took the opportunity to check in on the innovative ideas that won in 2013 and 2014. With the Rural Health Award, the Trust decided to step outside of North Carolina to seek innovative ideas and bring those solutions back to North Carolina’s rural communities.

Avera eCARE eEmergency Wins National Rural Health Award

Project Links Rural Emergency Rooms with Medical Specialists

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced the winner of the 2016 Innovations in Rural Health Award at Campbell University October 28th. The Trust awarded Avera eCARE eEmergency (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) the New Rural Award, as well as $25,000 to continue its innovative work to improve the health and lives of those living in rural South Dakota and surrounding areas of Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, Nebraska and additional locations to include a total of 12 states. 

Finalists Announced for 2016 National Rural Health Award

Trust honors innovations from sites in Minnesota, North Carolina, South Dakota

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust today announced three finalists for the 2016 Innovations in Rural Health Award: Avera eCARE eEmergency (Sioux Falls, South Dakota); Northern Dental Access Center (Bemidji, Minnesota); and The Free Clinics: Bridges to Health program (Hendersonville, North Carolina).

Governor Proclaims September as PACE Month in North Carolina

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust congratulates the North Carolina PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Association for their work assisting the state’s elderly as Governor Pat McCrory proclaims that September be recognized as PACE Month in North Carolina. The Trust’s involvement with PACE dates back to 2006 and continues today as the Trust seeks to make strategic investments that will improve the design and delivery of behavioral health services to older North Carolinians, especially in rural areas of the state.


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