Grants Awarded2023-11-20T01:49:12+00:00

GRANTS AWARDED

GRANTS AWARDED

Fox Family Foundation supports a variety of organizations and efforts that are making a positive difference in our community.

Explore all of our currently active grants via the listing below, filterable by area of support. For each grant, we’ve included: the recipient’s name; the year the grant was awarded and the term of the grant (in years); a link to the recipient’s website (when applicable); the awarded grant amount; the primary area of support associated with the grant; the grant strategy (aka type of grant); and the recipient’s primary grant target(s).

Learn more about our grantmaking approach, our areas of support, and our grant strategies.

At-A-Glance
Organizations Awarded
26
Total awarded
$1.49M

active grants

American Dance Festival2023-04-17T18:59:16+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Support for American Dance Festival’s Scripps Studios, offering year-round dance classes in Durham for all ages and all levels; grant includes $45,000 for a Scripps Studios’ endowment campaign and $30,000 in flexible operating support for the Studios.

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Total Award Amount

$75,000

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

Capacity & Infrastructure Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Financial Stability & Health

Dress for Success Triangle NC2023-04-19T02:12:58+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Triangle-area organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and life.

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Total Award Amount

$52,500

Area of Support

Human Services

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Demonstration of Impact
Alignment with Community Priorities

Duke Law School2023-11-20T02:20:52+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Discretionary director support for Duke Law School’s general scholarship program.

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Total Award Amount

$7,500

Area of Support

Education

Grant Strategy

Special Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies

Duke Pediatric Transplant & Cellular Therapy Family Support Program2023-04-19T02:01:12+00:00

2022 / 5 YEARS

Support for a fundraising challenge strategy to sustain services and resources for pediatric patients receiving cutting-edge transplantation and cell therapies as well as their loved ones and to cultivate additional donors.

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Total Award Amount

$150,000

Area of Support

Health

Grant Strategy

Special Project Funding (Program; Challenge)

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Financial Stability & Health

Durham Academy2023-04-19T01:52:25+00:00

2019 / 5 YEARS

Support for Durham Academy’s Campus Plan capital campaign.

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Total Award Amount

$250,000

Area of Support

Education

Grant Strategy

Capacity & Infrastructure Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

Financial Stability & Health
Necessary Core Infrastructure

Durham Arts Council2023-04-19T01:35:39+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Support for a Durham County organization to increase their organizational capacity and improve systems and technology for communications and earned program revenues to assure continued access to the creation, experience and active support of the arts; grant includes an additional $2,500 of discretionary director support.

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Total Award Amount

$72,500

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

Capacity & Infrastructure Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

Financial Stability & Health
Necessary Core Infrastructure

Durham Children’s Initiative2023-04-19T01:53:59+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Unrestricted support for a Durham organization that is creating a pipeline of high-quality services for youth and their families to overcome the barriers to their success.

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Total Award Amount

$20,000

Area of Support

Education

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies

Durham Library Foundation2023-11-20T02:13:21+00:00

2022 / 2 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a foundation established to provide a margin of excellence for Durham County Library; grant includes $11,250 of discretionary director support over a two-year period.

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Total Award Amount

$41,250

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Demonstration of Impact
Financial Stability & Health

Durham Literacy Center2023-11-20T02:22:49+00:00

2023 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Durham organization that helps adults meet their life goals by offering learner-centered educational opportunities.

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Total Award Amount

$90,000

Area of Support

Education

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

Effective Organizational Leadership
High-Quality Programs & Strategies

Durham Tech Foundation2023-11-20T02:06:04+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Discretionary unrestricted support for a Durham organization that advances opportunity for students, Durham Tech, and Durham and Orange counties through bold strategic partnerships, resource development, zealous advocacy, and wise stewardship.

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Total Award Amount

$2,500

Area of Support

Education

Grant Strategy

Special Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies

El Futuro2023-04-19T02:02:40+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Triangle-based organization with the mission to nurture stronger familias to live out their dreams through providing bilingual and culturally-responsive mental health services including therapy, psychiatry, substance use treatment, and case management in a welcoming environment of healing and hope.

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Total Award Amount

$60,000

Area of Support

Health

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

Effective Organizational Leadership
High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Alignment with Community Priorities
Financial Stability & Health

Eno River Association2023-11-20T02:15:48+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Unrestricted support for an organization working to conserve and protect the natural, historical, and cultural resources of the Eno River basin in the Triangle region.

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Total Award Amount

$50,000

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Alignment with Community Priorities
Financial Stability & Health

Families Moving Forward2023-04-19T02:16:39+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Durham organization that helps families in the crisis of homelessness find their way home through the provision of temporary housing, case management, skills education, and connection to community resources to help parents and children thrive in stable homes.

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Total Award Amount

$75,000

Area of Support

Human Services

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies

Hill Learning Center2023-04-19T01:58:09+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Durham-based organization with a mission to transform students with learning differences into confident, independent learners.

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Total Award Amount

$60,000

Area of Support

Education

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

Effective Organizational Leadership
Demonstration of Impact
Alignment with Community Priorities

Housing for New Hope2023-11-20T02:29:36+00:00

2023 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Durham organization working to end homelessness, one valuable person at a time.

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Total Award Amount

$75,000

Area of Support

Human Services

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

Effective Organizational Leadership
Financial Stability & Health

LEAP2023-11-20T01:58:56+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Unrestricted support for a Durham organization that, believing in the potential of all children, empowers Latino and other children to achieve academic success by providing a high-quality preschool and on-going support through middle school.

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Total Award Amount

$10,000

Area of Support

Education

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Demonstration of Impact
Alignment with Community Priorities

Meals on Wheels Durham2023-11-20T02:48:37+00:00

2022 / 2 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Durham organization with the mission to enhance the quality of life for seniors, people with disabilities, and other eligible community members who are unable to provide sufficient nutrition for themselves by delivering meals, offering personal interactions with compassionate volunteers, and providing other complementary services that allow clients to remain in their own homes for as long as possible; includes $15,000 toward developing a Food as Medicine model.

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Total Award Amount

$45,000

Area of Support

Human Services

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support + Capacity & Infrastructure Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Alignment with Community Priorities
Financial Stability & Health

Museum of Durham History2023-11-20T02:17:52+00:00

2023 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a 21st-century museum that uses stories about people, places and things to foster curiosity, encourage further inquiry, and promote an understanding of diverse perspectives about the Durham community and its history; grant includes $2,500 of discretionary director support.

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Total Award Amount

$62,500

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Financial Stability & Health
Necessary Core Infrastructure

Museum of Life and Science2023-04-19T01:43:58+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Durham museum that serves as a place of lifelong learning where people of all ages embrace science as a way of knowing about themselves, their community, and their world.

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Total Award Amount

$70,000

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Demonstration of Impact
Alignment with Community Priorities

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University2023-11-20T02:19:25+00:00

2023 / 2 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a museum promoting engagement with the visual arts for the Duke and Durham communities.

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Total Award Amount

$70,000

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Alignment with Community Priorities

North Carolina Arts in Action2023-11-20T02:08:37+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Discretionary campaign support for a Triangle-area organization empowering elementary school children through dance and live music programs accessible to all students regardless of abilities and socio-economic status.

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Total Award Amount

$3,750

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

Special Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies

Senior PharmAssist2023-11-20T02:25:20+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Support for a fundraising challenge to maintain an organization that promotes healthier living for older adults in Durham by helping them obtain and better manage needed medications and by providing health education, Medicare insurance counseling, community referrals, and advocacy.

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Total Award Amount

$40,000

Area of Support

Health

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support (Challenge)

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Financial Stability & Health

The Trinity Park Foundation, Inc.2023-11-20T02:11:20+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Discretionary unrestricted support for a Durham organization that encourages and promotes community pride and preserves and enhances the physical character of Trinity Park and the surrounding area.

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Total Award Amount

$2,500

Area of Support

Arts and Culture

Grant Strategy

Special Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies

Threshold, Inc2023-11-20T02:28:25+00:00

2023 / 2 YEARS

Unrestricted support for an organization that provides a full scope of services to adults in Durham County with severe and persistent mental illness, including prevocational training, supported work opportunities (part-time fully compensated employment), life skills development, and educational, social and recreational activities.

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Total Award Amount

$20,000

Area of Support

Health

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Necessary Core Infrastructure

TROSA2023-11-20T02:02:27+00:00

2023 / 1 YEAR

Campaign support for a facility expansion project for a Triangle-based organization that empowers people with substance use disorders to be productive, recovering individuals by providing comprehensive treatment, experiential vocational training, education, and continuing care.

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Total Award Amount

$10,000

Area of Support

Health

Grant Strategy

Capacity & Infrastructure Project Funding

Grant Target(s)

Necessary Core Infrastructure

Urban Ministries of Durham2023-04-19T02:20:49+00:00

2022 / 3 YEARS

Unrestricted support for a Durham organization that connects with the community to end homelessness and fight poverty by offering food, shelter, and a future to neighbors in need.

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Total Award Amount

$75,000

Area of Support

Human Services

Grant Strategy

General Operating Support

Grant Target(s)

High-Quality Programs & Strategies
Alignment with Community Priorities
Financial Stability & Health
Necessary Core Infrastructure

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Page image, top: Museum of Durham History, photo credit: Clay Harrison.

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