YMI Cultural Center – Mission Development Grant

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Group Check Presentation for YMI Cultural Center

Approved by Board of Directors: July 2022

SECU Foundation awarded YMI Cultural Center a $40,000 Mission Development Grant to expand programming and develop a plan for continued sustainability. Established in 1892, the historical institution is one of the oldest free-standing African American cultural centers in the nation, serving minority communities and public partnerships across Western North Carolina. Their areas of focus include cultural preservation, homeownership, youth education, and workforce development.

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