Foundation Forward: The Latest Truist Foundation News | Q2 2024

Jun 14, 2024 11:00 AM ET

This quarterly newsletter showcases how Truist Foundation supports Truist Financial Corporation’s purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities through strategic investments in a wide variety of nonprofit organizations centered around two focus areas: building career pathways to economic mobility and strengthening small businesses to ensure all communities have an equal opportunity to thrive. Click here to sign up to receive the newsletter via email.

The results are in…

In April, our 2024 Inspire Awards program came to an exciting end as Greg Olsen hosted the Truist Foundation Inspire Awards show. We heard pitches from our seven incredible finalists and announced the first-place, second-place, and Audience Favorite grant recipients.

We’re so proud of the growth we’ve seen from all seven of the finalists after participating in our six-month wraparound development program and couldn’t be happier for our first-place and Audience Favorite grant recipient, Centro Community Partners, and our second-place grant recipient, Immigrants Rising.
Watch the recap video 
Learn about the finalists 

Inspiring Conversations

Hear from Truist Foundation President Lynette Bell and MIT Solve Executive Director Hala Hanna about how they came together for the Inspire Awards.
Listen to the podcast 

Intentionality in grantmaking

Lynette Bell co-chaired and presented at this year’s AFN conference where leaders from across the country convened to advance economic equity.
Read her post 

Thank you, board members.

We inspire and build better lives and communities every day, but we couldn’t do it without our incredible board members. Thank you!
Meet our board