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Millions of those grant dollars came from donor advised funds, in addition to significant focus from the unrestricted funds of our statewide affiliate network.<\/p>\r\n<p>Additionally, 2020 saw more than&nbsp;$1 million awarded in direct scholarship aid to students, in a year filled with virtual classrooms, online homework and so much unease for our young people.<\/p>","lime_quote":"","lime_citation":"","content_2":"<p>One example of strategic grantmaking in the face of the pandemic was the more than $17,000 awarded by the Women&rsquo;s Fund of North Carolina to nonprofit organizations across the state providing domestic violence services and programs for women in direct response to surging needs because of the COVID-19 pandemic.&nbsp;<a href=\"\/news\/the-womens-fund-of-north-carolina-made-17500-in-grants-supporting-domestic-violence-programs\">You can read more about those grants here<\/a>.<\/p>","lime_quote_2":"\u201cSurvivors are facing one of the toughest challenges of their lives with lost wages and many new challenges. This award will be so helpful in providing them with monetary relief in the form of rent assistance, groceries, mental health services and childcare expenses.\u201d","lime_citation_2":"Sangeetha Menon, Former Executive Director, Kiran, Inc., a grantee of the Women's Fund of NC","content_3":"<p>The Jamie Kirk Hahn Fund was quick to respond to community needs in 2020. \"When COVID-19 hit, we knew the community members who were in the most vulnerable position would face the greatest impact if the pandemic lingered,&rdquo; said Nation Hahn. &ldquo;We feared the same held true for workers across the hospitality industry when their doors were shuttered due to the need to contain the pandemic.\"<\/p>\r\n<p>The Fund made critical grants to respond to community needs. &ldquo;The Jamie Kirk Hahn Fund has tried to utilize our funds to spark other investments, so we decided to respond to these twin issues through challenge grants,&rdquo; said Nation Hahn. &ldquo;We were thrilled to see the community respond &mdash; and we are even more thrilled to see individuals, businesses and nonprofits continue to step up on behalf of our entire community as the need to respond persists.\"<\/p>\r\n<p>In the fall of 2020, the&nbsp;Foundation further responded to the pandemic through the creation of&nbsp;the NC Healing Communities Fund.<\/p>\r\n<p>The Fund provides critical resources for nonprofit organizations in North Carolina that have been impacted severely by COVID&#8208;19 through revenue loss and increased demand. The Fund focuses on supporting nonprofits in marginalized communities that have been disproportionately affected by the virus and its economic impacts and have been underserved by other sources of financial assistance, specifically communities of lower wealth, communities of color, mostly rural communities and where English may not be the primary language.<\/p>\r\n<p style=\"margin: 0in;\">The Fund has received significant financial support from statewide and regional institutions such as the State Employees' Credit Union Foundation, Duke Endowment, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, First Citizens Bank, Jonas Foundation, Barnhill Foundation, Novartis Foundation, Anonymous Trust and Fidelity Bank.<\/p>","lime_quote_3":"","lime_citation_3":"","content_4":"<p>One NCCF donor advised fundholder who supported the NC Healing Communities Fund through the Jonas Foundation shared his motivation to support the Fund. &ldquo;Learning more about the NC Healing Communities Fund gave me a better understanding of the nonprofits that might be impacted by the consequences of COVID-19,&rdquo; A. G. 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