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$24,000 Grant

The Cape Fear Literary Council for “Digital Literacy: Bridging the Divide,” providing tailored computer instruction at appropriate levels to adults from diverse backgrounds in convenient locations around the county:

  • To bridge the digital divide in the Cape Fear by employing a program of classes and open labs in conjunction with a mobile lab; 
  • To connect and cooperate with local non-profits who serve individuals adversely affected by the digital divide;
  • To raise awareness of local barriers/issues concerning digital literacy/digital divide and enlist local stakeholders to contribute to effective programs

For more information about CFLC, click on the logo to go to their website.

$24,000 Grant

The Bellamy Mansion museum to enhance its urban slave dwelling program, expanding educational offerings and interpretation efforts to help the public understand the lives of the enslaved people who lived there. Interpretative kiosks, a free publication with new research on the enslaved women, and an updated video will impact the visitor experience and bring new understanding of the antebellum mansion for all

For more information about the Bellamy Mansion, click on the logo to go to their website.

$5,250 Grant

Team First Book to fund an expansion of its book distribution program in the New Hanover Schools.

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$5,250 Grant

Vantage Pointe to expand its Teen Court program to serve a larger eligible population, now that North Carolina has raised the age for trying youth as adults from 16 to 18.

For more information on Vantage Pointe, click on the logo to go to their website.

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