Press Releases

The SECU Foundation issues press releases to inform you of the latest projects and happenings within North Carolina. Select the press release you would like to view.


December 15, 2023 - SECU Foundation and North Carolina Coastal Federation Collaborate to Protect Coastal Communities

December 5, 2023 - Triangle Business Journal Names SECU Foundation Among Its 2023 Corporate Philanthropy Award Winners

October 2, 2023 – SECU Foundation Launches New Disaster Response Pilot to Assist North Carolina Non-Profits

September 25, 2023 – SECU Foundation Provides $560,000 to Help 14 Non-Profits Build Organizational Capacity

September 12, 2023 – SAFEchild Awarded $500,000 Grant from SECU Foundation for New Child Advocacy and Resource Center

August 22, 2023 – SECU Foundation Surpasses Quarter of a Billion Dollars in Funding for North Carolina Non-Profits

August 10, 2023 – SECU Foundation Awards Charlotte Rescue Mission $500,000 Grant for new Rebound for Men Facility

August 8, 2023 – Eden Village of Wilmington Receives $500,000 Grant from SECU Foundation for Tiny Home Initiative

August 3, 2023 - SECU Foundation Supports 20 North Carolina Non-Profits with $800,000 in Capacity Building Grants

July 25, 2023 - SECU Foundation Grant Helps New Hanover County Non-Profit Open Doors to New Shelter

July 18, 2023 - Plain View Community Coalition Receives SECU Foundation Grant for Strategic Planning

July 12, 2023 - SECU Foundation Awards Teach for America with $250,000 Grant

June 8, 2023 - $1.5 Million Grant from SECU Foundation Aids Campus Expansion of Tammy Lynn Center

May 25, 2023 - $750,000 SECU Foundation Grant Helps Surry Medical Ministries Expand and Open New Healthcare Clinic

May 23, 2023 - SECU Foundation Provides Choanoke Area Development Association $40,000 Grant for Affordable Housing

May 18, 2023 - N.C. Zoological Society Awarded $2 Million Gift from SECU Foundation for Asia Habitat Addition

April 24, 2023 - State Employees’ Credit Union Welcomes Visiting Delegation from Africa

April 6, 2023 - SECU Foundation Provides Grant to Dunn Non-Profit to Build Capacity and Grow Afterschool Programs

April 5, 2023 - 100 Black Men of Triangle East Receives SECU Foundation Grant to Increase Community Impact

April 3, 2023 - $500,000 Grant to Homeward Bound for Housing Complex Will Benefit Homeless Population in Asheville Area

March 23, 2023 - SECU Foundation Sponsors Production of PBS North Carolina’s 2023 Year of the Trail Series

March 21, 2023 - Adults Recovering from Addiction or Incarceration to Benefit from SECU Foundation Grant

March 8, 2023 - Triangle Business Journal Recognizes Jama Campbell with 2023 Women in Business Award

March 6, 2023 - State Employees’ Credit Union and SECU Foundation Receive Top Honors for Service and Social Responsibility Programs

February 21, 2023 - The Collective Power of a Dollar: SECU Foundation has a Long History of Supporting Economically Distressed Communities Across North Carolina

February 20, 2023 - SECU Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Senior Services to Support Campus Expansion

February 16, 2023 - SECU Foundation Awards Scotland Family Counseling Center Grant to Benefit Expansion of Mental Health and Wellness Programs

February 14, 2023 - SECU Foundation Provides Grant to Non-Profit to Help Preserve Historic African American Community in Moore County

January 26, 2023 - SECU and SECU Foundation Provide Joint Gift of $5 Million to Develop Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh

January 9, 2023 - Craven County Non-Profit Tried By Fire Receives $40,000 Grant for Expansion of Services

January 4, 2023 - SECU Foundation Grant Supports Expansion of Health and Wellness Programs for Residents of North Carolina’s High Country