Cape Fear Memorial Foundation Presents UNCW Community with a Series of Special Grants

Monday, November 17, 2014

Wilmington, N.C. – Three UNC Wilmington programs dedicated to campus-community collaborations have received more than $150,000 from the Cape Fear Memorial Foundation.

The funds, awarded as separate grants during 2014, benefit the following campus programs:

  • Quality Enhancement for Nonprofit Organizations (QENO), $55,000;
  • The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) Health Transition Lecture Series, $40,000;
  • The CHHS Southeastern North Carolina Regional Health Collaborative (SENCRHC), $60,000.

The funds will sustain and encourage QENO’s focus on the expansion of non-profit organizations and philanthropy in southeastern North Carolina. Funding for the College of Health and Human Services will support its mission to enhance the health and quality of life of individuals, families and communities through the Health Transition Lecture Series and the SENCRHC.

“The Cape Fear Memorial Foundation is one of UNCW’s most valued and supportive partners,” said Megan Gorham, UNCW director of corporate and foundation engagement. “We are most appreciative of their investment in these endeavors to improve the health and wellness of the people of southeastern North Carolina.”