The Duke Endowment

The Duke Endowment is a private foundation established in 1924 by James B. Duke.

James B. Duke and his family were innovative business leaders and visionary philanthropists. The foundation is considered to be his philanthropic legacy.

The Duke Endowment has worked to help people strengthen communities in North and South Carolina through nurturing children, promoting health, educating minds, and enriching spirits.

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Recent News from Duke Endowment

New endowment grant recognizes Connie Maxwell's successful legacy
Foundation: Duke Endowment

Connie Maxwell Children's Home has established a strong reputation for excellent residential care of children, rehabilitation of broken families, and ongoing efforts in life skill education. The Duke...more

McLeod receives grant to screen, treat infants exposed to drugs
Foundation: Duke Endowment

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - In the wake of the opioid epidemic, McLeod Health is working to protect infants. Recently, the hospital announced the development of a new program to educate pregnant women and...more

McLeod Health Foundation Receives Grants Totaling More Than $2 Million from The Duke ...
Foundation: Duke Endowment

3 FEBRUARY 2018. The McLeod Health Foundation has received two grants from The Duke Endowment totaling $2,521,000 to develop a Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) treatment and screening plan for the...more

McLeod Health Foundation gets $2.5M in grants from Duke Endowment
Foundation: Duke Endowment

The grant from The Duke Endowment provides funding for the creation of a new model for addressing the oral health needs of diabetes patients by integrating oral health promotion, risk assessment and...more

Foundation: Duke Endowment

The grant will be awarded over a three-year span, and the Tri-County Health Network will use the funds to expand the work of its three subcommittees: the Chronic Disease Subcommittee, the Faith-Based...more

Ahead of recruiting new dean, Law School receives $5 million endowment for dean chair
Foundation: Duke Endowment

Serving as dean since 2007, Levi has witnessed multiple acts of philanthropy from members of The Duke Endowment and the Duke family. Mentioning descendants of the Duke brothers whom the dean's chair...more

BUSINESS BUZZ: Sexual harassment prevention; law firm publication 'Requisite'
Foundation: Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Duke Endowment

A workshop on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace will be held Jan. 30 as part of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation's Invest in Incredible project. The project is designed to strengthen...more

The Duke Endowment awards $1699000 in grant funding to the Family Centered Treatment ...
Foundation: Duke Endowment

The Duke Endowment grant will be used to conduct a randomized control research study in North Carolina that meets the highest levels of scientific analysis. The study will examine numerous factors...more

Mental Health Providers Get Ready to Add Physical Care to Services
Foundation: Duke Endowment

Mike Lancaster described how his organization, SouthLight Healthcare in Raleigh, had a two-year grant to provide primary care to mental health patients, about a third had Medicaid, a third had...more

Furman University Receives $1 Million Grant From Rinker Foundation
Foundation: Duke Endowment

Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, has announced a $1 million grant from the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Foundation to provide increased financial support for student scholarships and...more

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