'Creating an environment for people to improve the quality of their lives through employment, learning and life enrichment opportunities.'
The GCF Community Foundation has been a leader in an era of change, providing jobs and job training and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities and disadvantaging circumstances.
The GCF Community Foundation supports Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC with donations of materials for sale in retail centers. It supports other private, nonprofit social service organizations in achieving these same goals with grants of cash, materials and equipment.
Youths in the Middle East deal with the world’s social problems such as high youth unemployment rates. As a solution, some are creating new businesses with a social purpose, such as tackling environmental issues, illiteracy or health, while also spurring job creation.