Funders

Our work would not be possible without the financial support of conscientious foundations, agencies, corporations, and individuals. As such, we would like to recognize and thank the following for their generous contribution:

Appalachian Regional Commission
Associated Hardwoods, Inc.
Branch Banking and Trust
Calvert Foundation
Charles M. and Mary D. Grant Foundation
Citi Communities at Work Fund
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Clients of the Sustainability Group /  Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge Trust, LLC
Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI)
Darrin & Shaula Massena Family Fund
Ford Foundation
Golden LEAF Foundation
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
JP Morgan Chase
Laughing Gull Foundation
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation
NC Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund
NC Rural Economic Development Center
NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission
Nora Roberts Foundation
One Foundation
PNC Bank
SunTrust Bank
Starbucks via Create Jobs for USA
TD Bank
USDA Rural Development
U.S. Department of Treasury – CDFI Fund
U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities
U.S. Economic Development Administration
Wells Fargo
Winston-Salem Community Foundation
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation