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Since 1996, the Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation has awarded 1,809 grants on behalf of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas South Central Community, totaling more than $82,100,000 to organizations serving unserved or underserved populations.

 

July 15, 2017 - Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Announces $1,009,200 in Grants to 24 Organizations.

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation announces grant awards totaling $1,009,200 to 24 non-profit organizations.  Of the 24 grants, 9 were in the area of education totaling $372,800; 9 were social services related for a total of $364,400; the remaining 6 were health care related totaling $272,000. 

The organizations that received grants are located in the following nine counties:  Buncombe, Caldwell, Catawba, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Rutherford, Transylvania and Union Counties in North Carolina and York County in South Carolina.

The following organizations received awards this cycle.

Education

Alexander Youth Network, Charlotte, NC was awarded $40,000 for salary and benefits of a certified teacher in the Day Treatment Program.

The Asheville City Schools Foundation, Asheville, NC was awarded $50,000 in salary support for the Program Director, Program Manager and Volunteer Coordinator for the In Real Life Program.

Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County, Brevard, NC was awarded $30,000 to help support expansion of teen services, specifically, a portion of the salary for a new middle school director and two part-time program specialists.

Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center, Charlotte, NC was awarded $52,000 to contribute to the salary and benefits of the Speech Language Pathologists working with the Community Language/Literacy Impact Program.

Clover School District, Clover, SC was awarded $28,300 to provide support for salary, benefits, and mileage of family educators in the Bright Beginnings Parenting Program.

Gaston College Foundation, Dallas, NC was awarded $40,000 for salary and benefits of a Success Advisor in the StepUp program.

KIPP Charlotte, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 for salary support for the KIPP Through College Program.

Right Moves For Youth, Charlotte, NC was awarded $40,000 for salary and benefits of a Volunteer/Engagement Coordinator.

YWCA of the Central Carolinas Charlotte, NC was awarded $42,500 in operating support for the Family Support component of the YWCA Youth Programs.

Social Services

Crisis Assistance Ministry, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 in operating support, specifically to augment available emergency financial assistance funds.

Friendship Community Development Corporation, Charlotte, NC was awarded $35,000 in operating support for My Sister's House transitional housing program for women.

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 to support the representation of unaccompanied immigrant children in Charlotte Immigration Court.

Men's Shelter of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC was awarded $44,400 for salary and benefits of an Employment Partnership Coordinator.

Rutherford Housing Partnership, Rutherfordton, NC was awarded $15,000 to support the cost of materials for urgent home repairs.

Safe Alliance, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 in salary support for a Community Living Advocate.

The Relatives, Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 for salary and benefits of Transition Specialists in the On Ramp Program.

Turning Point, Monroe, NC was awarded $50,000 for salary support for the Bilingual Domestic Violence Case Manager and a Domestic Violence Counselor, as well as IT support.

YWCA of Asheville And Western North Carolina, Asheville, NC was awarded $25,000 to help support the Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World anti-poverty program.

Health Care

Aids Leadership Foothills Area Alliance, Hickory, NC was awarded $30,000 to provide salary support for a medical case manager.

Charlotte Community Health Clinic, Charlotte, NC was awarded $52,000 for salary and benefits for a triage nurse.

Community Care Clinic, Boone, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide general operating support, specifically, a portion of salary and benefit costs for two medical providers and a registered nurse.

HealthQuest of Union County, Monroe, NC was awarded $50,000 in operating support contributing to the salary of the licensed pharmacist and the purchase of generic medications and medical testing supplies.

Helping Hands Clinic of Caldwell County, Lenoir, NC was awarded $40,000 to support the Urgent Care Clinic, specifically, the partial contractual salary of a mid-level provider.

NC MedAssist, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 in operating support for pharmacist salaries and generic medication purchases.