Beginning with the Annie E. Casey Foundation's (AECF) New Futures initiative, foundations throughout the U.S. have been experimenting since the late 1980s with initiatives designed to foster collaborative problem solving. Easterling, Arnold, Jones and Smart; Foundation Review, May 2013
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
In 2009, Wilkes County in the northwestern part of the state had the 4th highest rate of prescription drug overdose deaths in the country. Two years later, those numbers dropped by 68 percent. Catherine Brand, WUNC 91.5, May 1, 2013
A nonprofit program credited with reducing prescription drug overdose deaths by 69 percent in one North Carolina county is going statewide this year with a $2.6 million grant from state and private sources. Renee Elder, News & Observer, April 26, 2013
The Gainesville Rural Women's Health Project is a finalist in the National Rural Health Award Competition for its efforts to improve breast cancer screening and prevention for Hispanic women in North Central Florida. Kristine Crane, The Gainesville Sun, April 24, 2013
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is contributing $1.3 million to a statewide initiative that addresses chronic pain issues and reducing prescription drug abuse over the next two years. Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, April 19, 2013
In an attempt to stem the increase in prescription drug overdoses, Community Care of North Carolina says it will oversee a $2.6 million project to address chronic pain issues. Jason deBruyn, Triangle Business Journal, April 17, 2013
The Department of Teacher Education and Graduate Studies at Salem College received a $16,500 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to create a Teachers as Practitioners Benevolence Fund. The Chronicle, April 13, 2013
Kelly Traylor, RN, MSN, is the nurse supervisor for the Northeast Collaborative Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program, serving mothers in Northampton, Edgecombe, Halifax and Hertford counties. The site, launched in August 2012, continues to succeed under Traylor’s leadership.