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December 15, 2021 - Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Announces $1,078,395 in Grants to 25 Organizations.

December 15, 2021 - Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation announces grant awards totaling $1,078,395 to 25 non-profit organizations.  Of the 25 grants, five were in the area of education totaling $198,500; seven supported health care for a total of $328,000; the remaining thirteen totaling $551,895 were to social services. 

The organizations received grants for services in the following ten counties: Alexander, Buncombe, Catawba, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Rutherford, 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 the salary for one certified teacher in the Day Treatment Program.

Alliance Center for Education, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $25,000 for the salary of the Director of Out-of-School Time.

The Learning Collaborative, Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 to provide operating support, particularly staff salary and benefits.

Right Moves for Youth, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide the salary and benefits of a College & Career Specialist.

Rock Hill School District Three, Rock Hill, SC was awarded $38,500 in salary and benefits support for a bilingual educator.

Health Care

Catawba Valley Behavioral Health, Hickory, NC was awarded $50,000 to provide salary, benefits and support for a Health Equity Coordinator.

Community Health Services of Union County, Monroe, NC was awarded $50,000 for the salary of a diabetes educator and to defray the costs of diabetes testing supplies.

Mountain Child Advocacy Center, Asheville, NC was awarded $63,000 to provide the salary and benefits for an additional licensed, clinical therapist.

Prevent Blindness North Carolina, Raleigh, NC was awarded $25,000 to support the Preschool Vision Screening Program in western North Carolina.

NC MedAssist, Charlotte, NC was awarded $60,000 to provide support for the salary, benefits and expenses of the WNC Manager of Partner Relations.

Samaritan House, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $35,000 for general operating expenses.

Shelter Health Services, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 for operating support, primarily clinic staff.

Social Services

Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $41,895 to support the salary of the managing prevention specialist as well as the cost of food.

Common Wealth, Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 in operating support contributing to salaries of four financial counselor positions.

Community Housing Coalition of Madison County, Inc., Marshall, NC was awarded $45,000 to provide operating support, specifically, a portion of the salaries for the volunteer coordinator, rehabilitation specialist and community engagement coordinator.

Families Forward Charlotte, Charlotte, NC was awarded $40,000 to support the Family Success Program.

Family Care Center of Catawba Valley, Inc., Hickory, NC was awarded $35,000 to provide operating support, specifically, a portion of the salary for the Family Services Social Worker.

Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley, Inc., Hickory, NC was awarded $35,000 to provide construction materials for the Habitat Repairs! Program.

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region, Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 to assist with the costs of material and labor in the Critical Home Repair program.

Helpmate, Inc., Asheville, NC was awarded $75,000 to provide support for the salaries and benefits of counseling and case management staff.

Interfaith Assistance Ministry, Inc., Hendersonville, NC was awarded $40,000 to provide the salary and benefits of the Latino Community Outreach Coordinator.

MiraVia, Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 in salary and benefits support for the Community Outreach Maternity Services Program Assistant.

The Relatives, Inc., Charlotte, NC was awarded $45,000 for the salary of a transition specialist.

True Ridge, Hendersonville, NC was awarded $35,000 to provide salary support for a new Operations Manager and an additional part-time Bilingual Client Advocate.

Yokefellow Service Center, Spindale, NC was awarded $25,000 to support the crisis assistance fund.

           

Announced on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

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