S - Community Improvement & Capacity Building

Sister Cities of Durham Inc

Sister Cities of Durham, Inc. links Durham with cities around the world with Sister Cities in China, Costa Rica, England, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Romania, Russia and Tanzania. Our Mission is to promote world peace by mutual cooperation and respect between international peoples.

Project Timberlake Community Organization

Our mission is to promote unity within the community among all people regardless of race, color, or; to encourage youth, young adult, as well as adults to establish a firm organization within our community; to promote, develop ad assist our children, youth and adults to unite through programs to help educate and to foster leaning to all people; most of all to establish a community that is safe for all.

Montford Neighborhood Association

Whether you are a visitor, new to the neighborhood, or a longstanding resident, Montford is a great place to be. A portion of Montford is a National Register Historic District. Recent years in Montford have witnessed the renovation of many of the neighborhood’s residences by individual families and a myriad of industrious bed and breakfast owners who have helped to restore the district to its former splendor. The residents of Montford welcome you. It’s the people here, through all their efforts, that make this neighborhood a great place!

Nikwasi Initiative

Nikwasi Initiative preserves, protects, and promotes culture and heritage in the original homeland of the Cherokee people.

​Using engaged partnerships, Nikwasi Initiative focuses on developing cultural resources for diverse projects from the nationally significant Cultural Corridor along the Little Tennessee River, to restoration of heritage apple species, and widespread cultural collaboration.

Rise Up CLT

Rise Up CLT is a nonprofit organization with a mission to develop and elevate entrepreneurs of color in the greater Charlotte area. Our focus is on cultivating the underserved communities by providing entrepreneurs with resources and mentorship to accelerate and build strong businesses.