Truist Foundation

Truist Foundation

About Truist Foundation

The Truist Foundation is committed to Truist Financial Corporation’s (NYSE: TFC) purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities. Established in 2020, the foundation makes strategic investments in nonprofit organizations to help ensure the communities it serves have more opportunities for a better quality of life. The Truist Foundation’s grants and activities focus on building career pathways to economic mobility and strengthening small businesses. Learn more at

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$2M Grant to UNC-Chapel Hill Program Will Rebuild, Fortify Local Economies Across North Carolina and Beyond
Chapel Hill, N.C., October 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced new programming that will transform economically distressed communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Focusing on powerful partnerships, the programs will help build resilient local economies with more job opportunities and business growth in North Carolina and across the...
Oct 20, 2021 11:00 AM ET
In Case You Missed It: Creating Equitable Access to Capital for Black-Owned Businesses
If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, Yelp held their “Creating Equitable Access to Capital” panel during its annual Black in Business Summit, which you can watch now. The...
Oct 18, 2021 9:30 AM ET
Grameen America Receives a $1.5 Million Grant From Truist Foundation to Empower Black Women Entrepreneurs
NEW YORK, August 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Grameen America, a nonprofit community development financial institution helping low-income women entrepreneurs build small businesses, announced today it has received a $1.5 million grant from Truist Foundation to strengthen its current program model to empower Black women entrepreneurs. “Seed funding from Truist Foundation will play a...
Aug 17, 2021 12:15 PM ET
Small Businesses Recover Through New Sources of Capital
Truist Foundation invests in rural communities. The COVID-19 pandemic left many small businesses in a state of disarray. Suddenly, business owners were experiencing cash flow shortages, decreased revenue, and waves of the pandemic hitting the country. The cycle seemed to never end. For minority-owned businesses, the pandemic pains...
Aug 3, 2021 11:00 AM ET
How One Person's Walk Sparked Lasting Change for Many
Two years ago, Herb Hoelter was walking through downtown Charlotte between business meetings. On the way to his next appointment, Herb passed one of the Queen City’s largest bus depots. To his surprise, inside the station were hundreds of homeless people seeking shelter. In one of the country’s fastest growing cities, Herb saw the other side of the coin. “In that moment, I had to make...
Aug 2, 2021 10:00 AM ET