In this recent Chronicle of Philanthropy piece, Trust President Dr. Laura Gerald explains how honestly examining the history of the Trust has informed its efforts to prioritize systems change, racial equity, and socially responsible investing.
For the Trust’s 75th anniversary, we turned truth-telling into action for racial equity and systems change. In events across NC, Dr. Laura Gerald acknowledged the role of slavery and tobacco in generating the Trust’s wealth and announced the Trust’s divestment from tobacco and commitment to a socially responsible investment strategy.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is pleased to announce Devin Singleton joined the Trust in February as the Communications Associate.
Blue Cross NC and the Trust recently partnered on a funding opportunity to “Support Grassroots Efforts to Promote Equitable Early Childhood Systems,” that reflects the principles of clarity, transparency, accessibility and learning. Read about the inclusive application process and what was learned in PEAK Grantmaking.
As women return to work post-pandemic, many are facing new challenges finding affordable child care. Childcare Resources Inc. helps families find and pay for these essential services. The Trust is proud to support these efforts.
WS RISE has enlisted the support of many, including Winston-Salem State University and its Center for the Study of Economic Mobility (CSEM), which shares WS RISE’s emphasis on breaking down the barriers to wealth-building in East Winston and reversing generations of poverty.
The Beaufort County Behavioral Health Task force has launched Riverfront Talks: Substance Matters, a podcast series created to engage community members in conversations about substance use disorder and co-occuring disorders.
The North Carolina Institute of Medicine is making new recommendations to improve health care in the state.
The suggestions focus on expanding health care capacity, fostering healthy communities, and increasing local collaboration.