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Since 1996, the Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation has awarded 1,884 grants on behalf of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas South Central Community, totaling more than $85,100,000 to organizations serving unserved or underserved populations.

 

July 15, 2018 - Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Announces $1,030,272 in Grants to 25 Organizations.

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation announces grant awards totaling $1,030,272 to 25 non-profit organizations.  Of the 25 grants, 14 were in the area of social services totaling $571,679; 5 went to health care for a total of $231,600; the remaining 6 were education related totaling $226,993. 

 

The organizations that received grants are located in the following counties:  Ashe, Buncombe, Gaston, Madison, Mecklenburg, Union in North Carolina.

 

The following organizations received awards this cycle.

 

Social Services

Common Wealth, Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 to provide operating support for trauma-informed financial education services.

Community Housing Coalition of Madison County, Inc., Marshall, NC was awarded $45,000 to provide operating support, specifically, a portion of staff salaries for the Client/Grants Coordinator, Rehab Project Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator.

Council for Children's Rights, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 for the salary and benefits of one FTE attorney in the Mental Health program.

Friendship Trays, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $35,000 for meal preparation and operating costs.

Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide operating support for the Economic Mobility Collaborative.

Helpmate, Inc., Asheville, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide salary support for counselor/case managers and licensed clinicians.

Meals on Wheels, Asheville, NC was awarded $30,000 to provide operating support, specifically for the purchase of food.

MiraVia, Charlotte, NC was awarded $25,000 to provide support for the bilingual Community Outreach Maternity Program Manager.

OnTrack Financial Education & Counseling, Asheville, NC was awarded $35,000 to support a portion of the salaries for counselor/educators for the Financial Capabilities Program.

Supportive Housing Communities, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide operating support contributing to the salaries of a case manager and housing specialist.

The Center for Community Transitions, Charlotte, NC was awarded $48,279 for salary and benefits for a Workforce Development Specialist.

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

Working Wheels, Asheville, NC was awarded $25,000 to provide a portion of the salary of a part-time Client Liaison/Volunteer Coordinator, as well as operating expenses that include car parts and mechanic labor.

Youth Villages, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $43,400 to contribute salary and benefits support for a YV LifeSet specialist.

 

Health Care

Ada Jenkins Center, Davidson, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide operating support for the Mobile Community Dental Clinic, specifically salaries, maintenance, supplies, and specialty care.

Ashe Services for Aging, Inc., West Jefferson, NC was awarded $32,600 to support the salary and benefits of one FTE nurse.

Care Ring, Charlotte, NC was awarded $55,000 to provide operating support for salaries in the Care Ring Clinic.

HealthNet Gaston, Gastonia, NC was awarded $44,000 to contribute to salaries and gap medication voucher costs related to the Medication Assistance Program.

Mental Health America of Central Carolinas, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 for salaries and benefits of ParentVoice family partners.      

 

Education

Alliance for Children, Monroe, NC was awarded $40,000 to assist with salary support for a masters-level Teen Parenting Support Counselor.

BELL, Charlotte, NC was awarded $34,386 to provide operating support for teacher salaries and materials for BELL Summer.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Carolinas, Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 for salaries and other operating expenses in the Community-based mentoring program.

Buncombe County Schools, Asheville, NC was awarded $50,000 to support the cost of teachers for the Graduation Initiative program.

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, Charlotte, NC was awarded $35,000 to provide salary support for teachers.

The Literacy Council of Buncombe County, Asheville, NC was awarded $17,607 to support a portion of the Program Director's salary for the Augustine Project.