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Impact Partner Grant: Fall 2023 Winners

Five local organizations were selected to receive grant funding.

We are proud to announce the Fall 2023 Impact Partner Grant winners! Read more about the organizations selected to receive funding. 

  • 321 Coffee is a social enterprise that empowers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing employment opportunities and serving high-quality coffee to the community. The Impact Partner Grant funding will be used to expand their services and employment opportunities using a mobile coffee cart. Learn more about 321 Coffee at
  • Activate Good is a nonprofit connecting individuals, groups, and businesses to volunteer service and civic action. The Impact Partner Grant funding will be used to bring corporate social responsibility programming to startups and small businesses. Learn more about Activate Good at
  • Designed for Joy is a nonprofit providing women in crisis with stability through immediate employment and support. The Impact Partner Grant funding will be used to providing living wage employment opportunities to women in need of immediate financial assistance. Learn more about Designed for Joy at
  • North Carolina Center for Nonprofits is a nonprofit that educates, connects, and advocates for North Carolina nonprofits. The Impact Partner Grant funding will be used to host a roundtable series to build capacity for nonprofit decision-makers to enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion in their organizations. Learn more about the NC Center for Nonprofits at
  • Triangle ArtWorks is a nonprofit that provides services, support, and resources to cultivate and ensure a thriving arts community in the Triangle region of North Carolina. The Impact Partner Grant funding will be used to implement a cohort-based program to prepare Raleigh artists to expand their careers through Public Art opportunities. Learn more about Triangle Artworks at



Cristina Leos
Economic Development Analyst

Strategy and Innovation
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