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The generous fundholders who make up the North Carolina Community Foundation heard the call from our communities, and they answered.<\/p>\r\n<p>Of all those grants, we are deeply proud that more than&nbsp;$5 million were issued directly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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>\r\n<p>One example of strategic grantmaking in the face of the pandemic that stands out was the more than $17,000 awarded by the Women&rsquo;s Fund of North Carolina&rsquo;s 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. <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, Executive Director, Kiran, Inc.","content_3":"<p>The Foundation further responded to the pandemic through the creation of our NC Healing Communities Fund, announced fall of 2020.<\/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>We are proud that the Fund has already received significant financial support from statewide institutions such as the State Employees' Credit Union Foundation, Duke Endowment, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, First Citizens Bank, Jonas Foundation, Novartis Foundation, Anonymous Trust and Fidelity Bank.<\/p>","lime_quote_3":"","lime_citation_3":"","content_4":"<p>The NCCF donor advised fundholder who supported the NC Healing Communities Fund through the Jonas Foundation shared his support of 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 COVID19,&rdquo; A. G. 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