Communities In Schools of Robeson County has secured a $330,000 grant that will address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) or traumas and disparities associated with violence, COVID-19 and other natural disasters.
The John 316 Center announced it has received a $200,000 grant to establish the Roanoke Valley Afterschool Collaborative over the next two years from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem.
Crossnore Communities for Children has received a $4 million grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for its Center for Trauma Resilient Communities initiative.
Recently, Golden LEAF President, Chief Executive Officer Scott T. Hamilton sat down with the President of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Dr. Laura Gerald, via Zoom and filmed an episode of Critical Conversations. In this series, Scott talks with professionals about economic development issues affecting the state.
Resilient North Carolina, a website created by the NC Healthy & Resilient Communities Initiative, has launched. Resilient North Carolina is intended for all North Carolinians, with the goal of sharing best practices and connecting individuals and organizations building resilience and reducing trauma statewide.
Current issues of trust between health care institutions and communities are rooted in generations of marginalizing behavior and system failures. In this interview, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust President Laura Gerald emphasizes the hard truths about why trust is lacking and what must be done to build it.
Among foundations making intentional changes to their work, North Carolina’s Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust stands out for the depth of its commitments. The cover story for Philanthropy Southeast Inspiration magazine examines how racial equity has become the central motivator in reconciling the history and mission of the Trust in its work toward systems change.
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.