Women's Philanthropy Announces Community Grants


Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

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A North Carolina woman who lost her job because she couldn't keep up with her baby's diapers is now getting help from an unlikely source: Elon Musk.

The Tesla CEO is donating $1 million to the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro to help women and their families, the News & Observer reports.

The foundation's Women to Women program has awarded $165,000 to 11 nonprofit organizations in Greensboro and Winston-Salem since it was created in 2012 to help women and their families, per a release.

Musk first learned of the program while visiting a shelter for abused women last year.

"I was so moved by the stories they were telling," he says of the women at the shelter.

"I knew I had to do something to help them."

Since then, he's donated $10 million to causes that help women and their families, including his own alma mater, the University of Florida, where he's now the chairman of the board, per the release. Read the Entire Article


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