BPI 2010 Grant Awards

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The Black Philanthropy Initiative announced $23,500 in grants at a February 16, 2011 presentation at Exchange/SCAN.  Five organizations received grants supporting Parenting programs in the local African-American community.  Congratulations to all recipients!

A $3,500 grant to the Parent/Teen Solutions program will improve communication and strengthen relationships between parents and teens through a weekly program led by trained facilitators.

Family Services Head Start
A $5,000 grant to this program will include a series of hands-on parent/child workshops for families of children enrolled in Head Start, with topics including literacy, nutrition, child development, and kindergarten transition.

Flat Rock Middle School PTSA
A $5,000 grant will support Parents Matter workshops to engage Flat Rock Middle School parents and prepare them to have meaningful conversations with their children on topics such as peer pressure and healthy teen relationships. 

Josh Howard Foundation
A $5,000 grant supporting the Better Fathers for Tomorrow Initiative will provide a four-month series of weekend workshops in Winston-Salem as well as field trips, to support better relationships between fathers and their children. 

Ministers Conference of Winston-Salem and Vicinity
A $5,000 grant to this program will support parental engagement in the Piedmont Park Community, strengthening parents’ abilities to identify challenges and develop resolutions, and providing the best possible outcomes for their children. 


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