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Update from JWPF about COVID-19

The Pope Foundation remains fully accessible by email and phone, though we may not be present in our physical office....


Fall-Winter 2019 Grants Announced

Over $1.68 million awarded to nonprofits The John William Pope Foundation is pleased to announce it awarded $1.68 million in...


Fellowship Update: Learning opportunities abound at the annual Raleigh Children’s Business Fair

In May 2019, the John William Pope Foundation welcomed Branson Inscore as our 2019-2020 John Blundell Fellow.  A recent college graduate...


Raleigh Children’s Business Fair Returns On October 19

RALEIGH, N.C. — The fourth annual Raleigh Children’s Business Fair will be held, rain or shine, on October 19, 2019,...


Pope Foundation welcomes newest John Blundell Fellow Branson Inscore

In May, the John William Pope Foundation welcomed 2019-2020 John Blundell Fellow Branson Inscore to our staff.  A recent college graduate...

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Triangle Teens Named Pope Eagle Scout Scholars

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Occoneechee Council – Boy Scouts of America and John William Pope Foundation have announced the 2019...


Haywood Pathways Center opens shelter for women and children

On June 23, 2019, Haywood Pathways Center, the 2018 Joy W. Pope Memorial Grant in Human Services recipient, opened the...


Ravenscroft Program Features Former U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter

The John William Pope Foundation has supported Ravenscroft’s Advanced Placement Government and Politics course since 2016. The program has blossomed...

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ABC of NC and University of Mount Olive Named 2019 Joy W. Pope Memorial Grant Recipients

Life skills clinic and a black box theatre will connect two communities to opportunity Raleigh, NC — The John William...

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John William Pope Foundation Grants $3.49 Million in Fall 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. – This fall, the John William Pope Foundation issued grants totaling $3.49 million.  Among the grants issued were...

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Carolina Journal reporter Kari Travis receives prestigious journalism fellowship

Travis is one of eight named 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship winners March 27, 2018 | From Carolina Journal online RALEIGH...


Why we’re giving $10 million to UNC-Chapel Hill

The people of North Carolina invested early in public education. In 1789, University of North Carolina was the country’s first...


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