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Since 1996, the Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation has awarded 2,096 grants totaling more than $93,800,000 to organizations serving unserved or underserved populations in the areas of education, health care and social services.

March 15, 2021 - Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Announces $1,098,866 in Grants to 23 Organizations

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation announces grant awards totaling $1,098,866 to 23 non-profit organizations.  Of the 23 grants, 3 were in the area of education totaling $135,000; 8 supported health care for a total of $340,000; the remaining 12 were social services related totaling $623,866. 

The organizations received grants for services in the following 14 counties: Anson, Buncombe, Caldwell, Gaston, Henderson, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Mecklenburg, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania, and Union Counties in North Carolina.

The following organizations received awards this cycle.

Education

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Gaston, NC was awarded $45,000 in operating support contributing to personnel, occupancy and connectivity.

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, Charlotte, NC was awarded $40,000 for the salaries of teachers and to defray costs related to increased sanitation.

Freedom School Partners, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 to contribute operating support, especially salary and benefits support for the Senior Director of Programs and other program costs.

Health Care

ABCCM Doctors Medical Clinic, Inc., Asheville, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide support of salary and benefits of a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project, Inc., Cashiers, NC was awarded $25,000 to support the salary of a Certified Dental Assistant.

Camino Community Development Corporation, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide salary support for a behavioral health practitioner.

Care Ring, Charlotte, NC was awarded $60,000 in operating support for Care Ring's Low-Cost Clinic, primarily for the salary and benefits of the bilingual nurse practitioner.

Helping Hands Clinic, Inc., Lenoir, NC was awarded $40,000 to support contractual fees for medical providers.

Mental Health America of Central Carolinas, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $40,000 for salary and benefits of one FTE Family Partner.

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc., Hendersonville, NC was awarded $25,000 to support the purchase of a medical transportation van.

Western Carolina Medical Society Foundation, Inc., Asheville, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide salary and benefits for a Health Access Coordinator.

Social Services

Center for Community Transitions, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide salary and benefits support for a Job Developer and related operating expenses.

Charlotte Rescue Mission, Charlotte, NC was awarded $53,000 to contribute salary support for the Clinical Supervisor and Counselors at Dove's Nest.

Council for Children's Rights, Charlotte, NC was awarded $55,000 for salary and benefits of a mental health attorney.

Eblen Charities, Asheville, NC was awarded $45,586 to provide salary and benefits for a new Intake Coordinator position.

Hendersonville Rescue Mission, Hendersonville, NC was awarded $33,280 to support personnel expenses for the expanded day center program, specifically, a coordinator and assistant.

Hope Haven, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $47,000 to provide salary support for a Children's Coordinator.

Pisgah Legal Services, Asheville, NC was awarded $75,000 to provide general operating support.

Roof Above, Charlotte, NC was awarded $65,000 in salary support for the Housing Navigator staff.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, Charlotte, NC was awarded $55,000 to provide general operating support, particularly for costs of transportation and product procurement.

Union County Community Shelter, Monroe, NC was awarded $40,000 to provide salary and benefits of a case manager.

Urban League of the Central Carolinas, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $60,000 in general operating support, primarily contributing to the CareerBridge program.

Youth Villages, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 in salary and benefits for a YVLifeSet Counselor.