Developers often face criticism for cutting down trees. Now, Crescent Communities is partnering with WIF Grantee TreesCharlotte to launch a new program called “Tree for a Key,” which will donate a tree to be planted every time the company signs a lease at certain properties. (Charlotte Observer – January, 28, 2016)

Physicians Reach Out is a program of past grant recipient Care Ring that matches volunteer doctors and dentists with patients who can’t afford care.  Read more here. (Charlotte Observer – July 19, 2015)

Charlotte Shakespeare received the first Arts & Culture grant given by WIF in 2007. It struggles with many of the same  problems facing many arts organizations in Charlotte–how to provide quality, affordable entertainment that the community will support. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/article25767040.html

2008 grantee A Child’s Place tackles homeless student absenteeism http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article25119214.html

After receiving a grant in 2012 to launch their Latino New South program, Levine Museum of the New South continues to grow its program on a regional leverl. http://artsfwd.org/case-study-on-latino-new-south/

Pat’s Place – a viewpoint http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article20220525.html

Salvation Army Center of Hope http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article13582157.html

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool wins $20,000 from SEED20 http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/article12497078.html

Charlotte Freedom School Partners is named a 2014 Neighborhood Builder by Bank of America Charitable Foundation http://www.charlotteobserver.com/incoming/article10435019.html#.VONa-rDF_fd

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont awarded the Nonprofit Sector Stewardship Award by the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
https://www.ncnonprofits.org/legal-services-southern-piedmont-wins-top-nonprofit-award