Sweltering temperatures in late August didn’t keep more than 200 volunteers from stepping up and helping construct a much-needed project in a longtime neighborhood in Rocky Mount Saturday. Corey Davis, Rocky Mount Telegram, August 29. 2016
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
Dr. Laura Gerald visited the Imperial Centre to speak to a small group of guests about a variety of topics, including the trust's goals, its upcoming plans, and her own plans as the association's new leader. Philip Sayblack, Rocky Mount Telegram, August 24, 2016
Another one of Rocky Mount's city parks will get a new playground next week thanks to a grant from KaBOOM! and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Philip Sayblack, Rocky Mount Telegram, August 19, 2016
Too often, philanthropists behave like bank loan officers, giving grants in return for prescribed programs and outcomes. Instead, philanthropists should create collaborative relationships with grantees that cultivate critical thinking, learning, and adaptation—an approach called evocative grantmaking.
The Natural Playscape, funded by a $25,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s Healthy Places NC initiative, is a playground constructed entirely with wood and other natural materials. Rocky Mount Telegram, August 16, 2016
Since 1991, Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods (NBN) has been working in Winston-Salem to improve the city’s most economically disadvantaged neighborhoods and the lives of the residents who call those places home. Todd Brantley, EducationNC, August 4, 2016
The North Carolina Institute for Public Health has been awarded a grant of more than $190,000 to help the Twin Counties in its effort to use data analysis and visualization to enhance public health programs and reduce duplicate efforts. Corey Davis, Rocky Mount Telegram, July 27, 2016
Chef Frank Bookhardt was talking about the time he overcooked the cauliflower. It’s not the kind of thing you’d expect a professional chef and culinary teacher to be telling a gathering of more than 30 community college leaders focusing on ways to address community health needs.
New strategies sometimes require foundations to shift their staffing, organizational structures, administrative processes, and, possibly, their culture. The field of implementation science offers guidance to foundations as they effectively implement strategies that depart from prevailing practice.