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The Guilford Green Foundation (GGF) held its 14th Anniversary Granting Ceremony on Wednesday, October 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Studio B, 520 South Elm Street in Downtown Greensboro. Mayor Yvonne …

The Guilford Green Foundation (GGF) held its 14th Anniversary Granting Ceremony on Wednesday, October 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Studio B, 520 South Elm Street in Downtown Greensboro. Mayor Yvonne Johnson will serve as keynote speaker at the event, where $49,880 will be granted to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) groups and organizations. Despite a very difficult fundraising environment, GGF has increased its endowment to over $350,000 and is able to continue its annual funding tradition. Since 1996, GGF has granted over $550,000 into the LGBT community.

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  • 1. Granting Ceremony 2009
    Special Thanks To
  • 2. OUR MISSION To Promote diversity and inclusiveness throughout the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)community and the greater Piedmont community by raising and distributing funds for LGBT organizations and programs and growing an endowment to sustain funding for these purposes.
  • 3. 2009 Grant Recipients
    A & T University (A.W.E.) $2,700
    Safe Zone for the A & T Campus
    A & T University (A.W.E.) $300
    General Operating Expenses
    Alamance Cares $2,000
    HIV/AIDS outreach in Alamance County targeting minorities
    Alternative Resources of the Triad (A.R.T.) $3,000
    Support for Triad Pride 2010
    Bennett College, B.R.I.D.E. $2,000
    B.R.I.D.E. Forum Series
    Elon University Office of Sponsored Programs $3,000
    Development of LGBTSA Conference
    Equality NC Foundation $3,075
    LGBT Grassroots Activist Training in Greensboro
    Gay, Straight Advocates for Education (GSAFE) $1,000
    Follow up training workshop for Educators
    Joseph’s House, Inc. $4,000
    Emergency Housing Assistance Program for LGBT Youth
    National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) of the Piedmont Triad $3,700
    Scholarships for the diversity leadership program, Anytown
     
     
  • 4. New Garden Friends School $500
    Educational training and Library resources
    Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Greensboro (PFLAG) $1,700
    Conference for Leadership Development
    PFLAG $700
    Marketing
    PFLAG $580
    YouthSAFE Project- Social networking for LGBT teens
    Positive Wellness Alliance $3,000
    HIV/Aids Case management in Davidson County
    Triad Friends $2,500
    Triad Friends House Operating Expenses
    Triad Health Project $8,000
    Client Services Program
    UNCG PRIDE $1000
    Support for annual UNCG PRIDE! Activities
    UNCG Speech and Hearing Center $5,000
    Southeastern Symposium on Transgender Health
    UNCG Wellness Center $2,125
    Safe Zone for UNCG Campus
    The Guilford Green Foundation held its Annual Granting Ceremony on Wednesday, October 14th at Studios B at The Broach in downtown Greensboro. Grants totaling almost $50,000 were made to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) groups and organizations in a five county region.
  • 5. A & T University
    Acceptance Without Exception
    2009
    Counseling Services offers a variety of services to help all currently enrolled North Carolina A & T State University students address challenges and difficulties they may face. Our services are designed to help students understand themselves better, create and maintain healthy relationships, improve their academic performance and make satisfying career and life choices. We are dedicated to helping our students by providing brief counseling from a wide spectrum of services.
    www.ncat.edu
  • 6. AlamanceCares
    2732 Anne Elizabeth Drive, Burlington, North Carolina 27215
    2009
    A non-profit agency focused on stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS through awareness, education, and testing in Alamance and surrounding counties in North Carolina.
    We serve everyone! There are no eligibility requirements for our programs. We welcome people of any age, income, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, affectional preference, or nation of origin to benefit from our services.
    www.alamancecares.com
  • 7. Alternative Resources Of the Triad (ART)
    2009
    Pride 2010 will reflect the strength of our community within the framework of the many GLBTQ and friends organizations, businesses, and individuals working together to make the Triad a better place for all GLBTQ individuals and our allies to live, work, and raise families. Our logo represents the unique opportunities offered in the Triad, whether they be the small steps taken on behalf of an individual or the large strides realized when a community is empowered by its diversity.
    www.outtriad.org
  • 8. Bennett College B.R.I.D.E.
    Belles Recognizing Individuality, Diversity and Equality
    2009
    To encourage the lifting up and empowerment of all women regardless of sexual orientation through promotion of self acceptance, not just tolerance.
    www.bennett.edu
  • 9. Elon University Office of Sponsored Programs
    Development of LGBTSA Conference
    2009
    Elon University offers a rich and varied program of artistic cultural events that complement and support the thriving academic programs in art, dance, literature, music and theatre. Special lectures and presentations on timely topics support a broad range of curricular and co-curricular learning and enhance the overall academic climate and level of campus discourse.
    www.elon.edu
  • 10. Equality NC Foundation
    P.O. Box 28768 , Raleigh, NC 27611
    2009
    Equality NC is a statewide group dedicated to securing equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. We work toward that goal by effectively lobbying the North Carolina General Assembly, executive branch, and local governments on issues like inclusive anti-bullying policies, employment discrimination, hate violence, privacy rights, sexuality education, adoption, domestic partnership, HIV/AIDS, and more. We also work to engage North Carolinians with educational programming and outreach efforts.
    www.equalitync.org
  • 11. GAY STRAIGHT ADVOCATES FOR EDUCATION
    2009
    1.  Providing for the promotion of a public policy by which schools are alleviated from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression so that all students, faculty, staff and other school community members are made physically and emotionally safe;2.  Providing resources which address the educational, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs and wants of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender youth and their allies; and3.  Providing for the furtherance of the goals of valuing and respecting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons in educational environments.
    www.gsafe.org
  • 12. Joseph’s House
    2703 East Bessemer Ave, Greensboro, NC 27405
    2009
    The Mission
    To improve the lives of homeless young adults in Guilford County through caring, compassion, love, and instruction with absolute respect and unconditional love by providing shelter, food, clothing, and other supportive services to assist them into becoming self sufficient.
    www.josephshouse.net
  • 13. National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad, Inc
    713 North Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    2009
    NCCJ serves Greensboro, High Point, Guilford County and the surrounding areas of North Carolina by providing both adult and youth programming. A Board of Directors of forty-three members from across Guilford County provides program and policy guidance. The staff is made up of five employees, as well as many contracted trainers and development personnel.
    www.nccjtriad.org
  • 14. New Garden Friends School
    1128 New Garden Road, Greensboro NC 27410
    2009
    New Garden Friends School seeks to be an inclusive, innovative educational community guided by Quaker beliefs and committed to honoring and developing each person's gifts
    www.ngfs.org
  • 15. Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Greensboro (PFLAG)
    2009
    Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights. PFLAG provides an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
    www.pflaggreensboro.org
  • 16. Positive Wellness Alliance – Davidson County
    400 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27293
    2009
    It doesn’t matter who you are.
    You may be white, black, or brown; rich, middle-class, or poor; male or female;  young or old, Christian or not, gay or straight — Anyone can be infected with HIV/AIDS. If you engage in high-risk behavior, you put yourself at risk to become infected.
    While HIV/AIDS is not yet curable, it is
    preventable and treatable. We can help!
    www.positive awarenessalliance.org
  • 17. Triad Friends/Higher Ground
    210 East Bessemer Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
    2009
    Triad Health Project opened the doors to Higher Ground, an adopted communal retreat and resource center for persons infected or in any way affected by HIV/AIDS. Located in a picturesque neighborhood near downtown Greensboro, Higher Ground offers hot, nutritious, family-style lunches three days a week along with support groups; educational programs; a counseling site; traditional and alternative therapies; artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic workshops; and recreational activities.
    www.triadhealthproject.com/higherground
  • 18. Triad Health Project
    801 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405
    2009
    Triad Health Project provides emotional and practical support to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, to their loved ones, and to those at risk for HIV/AIDS; implements strategies to educate those at risk and the community about HIV/AIDS; and advocates locally, regionally, and nationally for individuals and groups infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
    www.triadhealthproject.com
  • 19. UNCG Speech and Hearing Center
    2009
    The UNCG Speech and Hearing Center, in operation since 1967, provides a comprehensive service program for diagnosis and therapy in language, speech and hearing for adults, adolescents and young children.
    www.uncg.edu
  • 20. UNCG PRIDE!
    Proudly Representing Individuality, Diversity and Equality
    2009
    PRIDE! stands for "Proudly Representing Individuality, Diversity and Equality!" PRIDE! strives to be a resourceful organization, to promote awareness of GLBTQA issues and to establish an open social network for our members. We also strive to educate the UNCG community on issues faced by GLBTQA persons and to help create a more safe and welcoming campus for all.
    http://pride.uncg.edu
  • 21. UNCG Wellness Center
    2009
    The Wellness Center provides programs and resources to increase student, faculty, and staff knowledge of health and wellness concerns. The Wellness Center provides campus wide programming on a variety of issues including but not limited to alcohol, body image, club drugs, eating disorders, healthy and unhealthy relationships, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, STDs, sexual assault, stress management, and tobacco. Nutrition Counseling, Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, & Smoking Cessation are just a few more services The Wellness Center offers the UNCG community.
    www.uncg.edu
  • 22. Our Sponsors For The Night
    2009
  • 23. Triad/Triangle Financial Advisors
    333 North Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
    2009
    Triad Financial Advisors was founded with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. We strive to provide the most comprehensive and personal service available. We work in partnership with our clients to help them achieve their personal financial objectives.
    www.trifiadv.com
  • 24. Studio B at The Broach
    520 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27406
    2009
    Stylishly metropolitan with a chic 1920s charm and urban interior, Studio B has the look and feel of a New York City loft right in the heart of downtown Greensboro. This private membership venue is an extraordinary industrial space with a distinctively progressive flair caters to virtually any event where elegance and panache are desired
    www.studiob-gso.com
  • 25. At a time in which merely 0.1% of US foundation grants are given to LGBT-focused projects, Guilford Green has grown significantly since its inception over ten years ago. Since 2000, Guilford Green has increased its grant-making from $30,000 to more than $60,000 annually.
  • 26. 2009 Grant Recipients
    A & T University (A.W.E.): $2,700
    Safe Zone for the A & T Campus
    A & T University (A.W.E.): $300
    General Operating Expenses
    Alamance Cares: $2,000
    HIV/AIDS outreach in Alamance County targeting minorities
    Alternative Resources of the Triad (A.R.T.): $3,000
    Support for Triad Pride 2010
    Bennett College, B.R.I.D.E. :$2,000
    B.R.I.D.E. Forum Series
    Elon University Office of Sponsored Programs: $3,000
    Development of LGBTSA Conference
    Equality NC Foundation : $3,075
    LGBT Grassroots Activist Training in Greensboro
    Gay, Straight Advocates for Education (GSAFE): $1,000
    Follow up training workshop for Educators
    Joseph’s House, Inc.: $4,000
    Emergency Housing Assistance Program for LGBT Youth
    National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) of the Piedmont Triad: $3,700
    Scholarships for the diversity leadership program, Anytown
     
     
  • 27. New Garden Friends School: $500
    Educational training and Library resources
    Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Greensboro (PFLAG): $1,700
    Conference for Leadership Development
    PFLAG: $700
    Marketing
    PFLAG: $580
    YouthSAFE Project- Social networking for LGBT teens
    Positive Wellness Alliance: $3,000
    HIV/Aids Case management in Davidson County
    Triad Friends: $2,500
    Triad Friends House Operating Expenses
    Triad Health Project: $8,000
    Client Services Program
    UNCG PRIDE: $1000
    Support for annual UNCG PRIDE! Activities
    UNCG Speech and Hearing Center: $5,000
    Southeastern Symposium on Transgender Health
    UNCG Wellness Center: $2,125
    Safe Zone for UNCG Campus
    The Guilford Green Foundation held its Annual Granting Ceremony on Wednesday, October 14th at Studios B at The Broach in downtown Greensboro. Grants totaling almost $50,000 were made to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) groups and organizations in a five county region.

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