Doing Good – Community

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Donate to Support Local Nonprofits

As Duke employee contributions to Doing Good – Community grow, so does the reach and impact of this grant program.

To view the most recent funded organizations, click here.


Funded Organizations

Duke University’s Office of Durham & Community Affairs is now accepting grant applications for the Doing Good – Community Fund (DGCF). Initially created as the Community Care Fund in 2009, more than 100 local nonprofits have been awarded grants for projects meeting significant community needs. The themes addressed remain as Affordable Housing, Young Adult Empowerment & Education, Child Development & Education, Food Access & Education, Healthy Communities, and Environment & Sustainability. The application window for 2021-22 funding is Sept. 21 – Oct. 18, 2021. Applicants will be notified of decisions in late November. Recipients must submit final grant reports by July 30, 2022. Learn more about here.

The Application Window has now Closed