Louise Oriole Burevitch Endowment previous grantees

Grants awarded in 2019 were:

  • $40,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain for the academic success program in two of under‐served counties, Craven and Carteret. The program includes tutoring, additional academic support and a focus on STEM‐related programs and camps for girls and young women.
  • $25,000 to the Cape Fear Guardian Ad Litem Association for the academic tutoring program, providing tutoring for abused and neglected children in our communities where there is no funding available from any source except for the Cape Fear Guardian ad Litem Association. Tutors provide needed one‐on‐one attention and an improved attitude toward school and learning.
  • $50,000 to the CarolinaEast Foundation for the patient assistance program, which partners with all local healthcare providers to ease the journey of an illness or health‐related condition by assisting patients with various medical needs (travel vouchers, medications, medical supplies, ramps, etc.) not covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or charity care.
  • $25,000 to the Diversity Nurtures Achievement Community Youth Center for the afterschool/summer enrichment program. DNA provides STEAMA based on‐site learning and activities aimed at preventing academic loss.
  • $33,700 to the Domestic Violence Shelter and Services, Inc. for general operating support to ensure vital, life changing support services remain available to victims seeking a safer, peaceful life away from violence and that prevention, education and outreach programs are available for the community through agency initiatives.
  • $34,200 to the Edenton‐Chowan Food Pantry for the Book Bag Buddies and Children's Summer Nutrition programs to provide weekend meals to 140 children during the 2019/20 school year and to 225 children during their 2020 summer vacation. The children are all at-risk for inadequate nutrition and attend Chowan Middle, White Oak or D.F. Walker schools.
  • $30,000 to Families First, Inc. for general operating support to provide shelter and services to survivors of adult and child domestic violence and sexual assault, with the goal of preventing these crimes from occurring. This is accomplished through trauma Informed care and proven prevention efforts.
  • $25,000 to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Inc. for nourishing families in eastern North Carolina. The Food Bank will work across the food system to provide access to nutritious food that nourishes families, children, seniors and individuals. Through partnerships, education and programs, the Food Bank empowers communities to overcome hunger, creating an environment where all North Carolinians thrive.
  • $35,000 to NC MedAssist for expanding NC MedAssist's Free Pharmacy program for uninsured and low‐income residents. The program will provide low‐income NC residents with life‐saving prescription medications at no cost, preventing families without health insurance from having to choose between purchasing their monthly medications or buying groceries for their home by collaborating with local charitable clinics.
  • $25,000 to Prevent Blindness North Carolina for star pupils preschool vision screening in southeastern NC. The program will provide vision screenings to preschoolers aged two to five onsite via the preschool and childcare network across nine southeastern counties during the 2019‐2020 and 2020‐2021 school year and provide access to vision care for referred financially needy children in that region.
  • $43,400 to Robeson County Teen Court & Youth Services / NC Youth Violence Prevention Center for the Robeson County Teen Court & Youth Services DMC Project. This project will address the Disproportionate Minority Confinement rates by offering community driven programs holistically supporting needs of identified high risk minority offenders using a research‐based teen court model thus avoiding a formalized court process, while providing parent support.
  • $30,000 to the Rural Opportunity Institute (ROI) for supporting ROI designing and implementing interventions that help make Pattillo Middle School a trauma‐responsive school. The results and insights from this collaboration will inform future partnerships between ROI and other schools or community organizations looking to become trauma responsive.
  • $30,000 to the Sylvan Heights Bird Park for the STEM Education Enrichment program to continue providing area K‐12 schools with out‐of‐classroom STEM enrichment opportunities, including formal education courses offered by Sylvan's education staff, school outreach, and school‐conducted sessions at Sylvan Heights using the Park's birds and wetlands exhibits.
  • $40,000 to the Waccamaw Siouan Indian Tribe for the Traditional Indigenous Educational program to implement experiential learning activities to supplement the formal educational experiences of Waccamaw Siouan tribal youth, utilizing multiple generations.
  • $33,700 to the YWCA Lower Cape Fear for the New Choices Economic Empowerment Program, supporting the independence of women with low incomes by enhancing their education and opportunity to obtain a living wage, thus delivering successful long‐term outcomes for the entire family.

Grants awarded in 2018 were:

$40,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Edenton/Chowan County

  • Supporting education and workforce development programs (Ready, Set, GO!) for the Teen Center

$42,500 to Communities In Schools of Robeson County

  • Supporting CIS student support specialists, after‐school program instructors and public school staff implementing the WhyTry Resilience Program at nine schools, as part of the greater goal of reducing dropouts and improving the social‐emotional learning of students

$50,000 to the Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. in New Hanover County

  • Supporting the Wilmington Health Access for Teens, which provides comprehensive mental health and primary care services at five sites in New Hanover County with four school-based health centers in the public high schools

$40,000 to the Coastal Women's Shelter Inc. in Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties

  • Supporting ensuring financial assistance to victims and families who wish to leave their abuser and to cover some operating costs of the agency locations in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico counties

$30,000 to the Down East Partnership for Children in Nash and Edgecombe counties

  • Supporting increasing the percentage of children reading on grade level in Nash/Edgecombe counties through strategies in school readiness/attendance/summer learning. DEPC facilitates the local Campaign for Grade Level Reading (Read to Rise) providing resources/support to partner organizations/schools

$35,000 to the Open Door Community Center in northeastern NC

  • Supporting a safe place for women and their children to live while providing the women with the opportunity to develop the skills and resources needed to prepare them to transition into stable, long‐term housing through working with the case manager, other ODCC staff and volunteers

$50,000 to Step Up Wilmington in southeastern NC

  • Supporting creating jobs, transforming lives and improving the well‐being of residents in the Cape Fear region through the Job Program, Step2 Program and partnerships with businesses and community stakeholders in the region

$42,500 to Reach Out and Read in southeastern NC

  • Supporting RORC's southeastern NC initiative, partnering with over 88 individual medical providers at 18 clinical locations, focused on increasing the depth, quality and reach of the medically based literacy intervention across seven counties impacting 22,290+ children under age five

$35,000 to Student Action with Farmworkers in eastern NC

  • Supporting work with community partners to facilitate Into the Fields interns/fellows to welcome farmworkers to eastern NC and link them to critical health, education, and human services. Eight bilingual students will assist more than 1000 Latino agricultural workers to access community resources

$35,000 to Teach For America ‐ Eastern NC, focusing on Sampson and Duplin counties

  • Supporting the recruitment of promising leaders to teach for at least two years in a low‐income school, where they develop and cultivate leadership skills and mindsets necessary for change through classroom teaching

$30,000 to Transitions LifeCare in Harnett, Johnston and surrounding counties

  • Supporting expanding pediatric hospice services in Harnett, Johnston and the surrounding counties to reach more terminally ill children

$35,000 to TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) in eastern NC

  • Supporting comprehensive substance abuse treatment services at no charge to men and women (ages 18+) from eastern North Carolina

$35,000 to Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, Inc.

  • Supporting making home a safer place to live for approximately 100 seniors in Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties. WARM staff and volunteers make safety‐related home repairs and accessibility upgrades for low‐income homeowners to help them age in place with independence and dignity
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