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John S. and James L. Knight
Foundation Endowment Fund

2009 Total Grants  $157,049

Grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s local donor advised fund benefit area nonprofits with a focus on civic engagement/positive human relations, economic development, education, vitalization of cultural life, well-being of children and families, and housing and community development.

$7,541.55 to Urban Ministry Center for the Community Partnership for Homeless National Conference in Miami.

$30,000 to Center for Civic Leadership to map stimulus funding (American Reinvestment and Recovery Act) for low wealth residents and for convening to identify collaboration opportunities.

$10,000 to Coalicion Latinoamericana to help support the Hispanic Family Resource Center's two new client service specialists.

$10,000 to North Carolina Center for Non-profit Organizations Inc. to provide partial scholarships to nonprofit staff and board members to attend a statewide conference, "Hope in Chaotic Times."

$30,000 to United Agenda for Children for 2009 operating support.

$10,000 to Observer Charities to provide assistance for the Summer Camp Program.

$9,507.40 to May 20th Society to fund the cost of a strategic plan and development of a retreat.

$10,000 to Leadership Charlotte to provide a diverse group of emerging and existing leaders with the opportunity to increase their community knowledge, civic network and service to the community.

$25,000 to Community School of the Arts to Community School of the Arts to communicate its new mission through marketing efforts.

$15,000 to Giving Back Project to support "Giving Back," a celebration of African American contributions to philanthropy.


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