Supporting Thriving Communities

Looking Back. Working Forward.

2022 marked the 75th anniversary of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. To change the system, we need to start with ourselves.

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The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust works locally and across North Carolina to improve equitable access to opportunity.

We focus our grantmaking on achieving long-term, sustainable outcomes to support thriving communities and empower residents. Listening to community, taking actions to foster equity, and shifting systems are integral to all we do.

Our Program Areas

Health Improvement in North Carolina

We support health solutions that lead to increased access to care and equitable health systems in areas with great need across the state.

Special Initiative

Healthy Places NC

We work closely with communities to improve health and overall quality of life in ten rural North Carolina counties.

Local Impact in Forsyth County

We’re working with the community to foster an inclusive economy that listens to, empowers, and supports residents who have historically and even intentionally been denied economic opportunities.

Special Initiative

Great Expectations

We work closely with the community to ensure children in Forsyth County enter kindergarten ready to learn and leave set for success.

What We Fund

Find out what we support and how to apply for funding.

Funding Opportunities

The timing of our cycles has changed from fixed to rolling. Find out what we’re funding now.

What's New?

The RJ Reynolds tobacco factory and Reynolds building on a sunny day in downtown Winston-Salem

We were founded to improve North Carolinians’ health and well-being.

Kate B. Reynolds founded the Trust in 1947. The mission she set then informs our vision of success today.