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Duke’s employee giving campaign for the community

Through Duke Doing Good, we fund new nonprofit projects, kindergarten readiness programs, affordable housing for local residents, and more. Explore these pages to learn how our gifts make a positive impact in our community. Duke employees can make a gift in a variety of ways, including payroll deduction, to one or multiple giving categories. A total of $629,364 was raised during the 2017-18 campaign.

When Duke staff and faculty give together, we are sending a collective message that we support the communities in which we work and live.

By the Numbers: Contributions, Support, Progress
Employee Participation
Amount Raised
69 Organizations in four counties
12 Neighborhoods in Durham
10 Schools in Durham
3 Health clinics in Durham
7 Giving

Duke Doing Good emphasizes donor choice, so you decide how your gift improves quality of life in the Triangle. Choose from any combination of seven giving categories.

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Ways to give

There are multiple ways to make a monetary gift to Duke Doing Good.

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Through the Duke@Work employee self-service website, you can make a one-time or ongoing contribution via payroll deduction. Go here to make changes under “Gifts to Doing Good in the Neighborhood.” Make sure to click the red “Save Changes” button when you're done.

Duke@Work Website
Duke Community

Credit Card or
Electronic Check

Through the Alumni and Development Records secure giving site, you can make an ongoing or one-time secure debit/credit card or electronic check payment.

Duke Giving Website
News & Updates
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The 2018 Doing Good in the Neighborhood Blitz Raises $265,727

November 15, 2018

  Each year during the month of October, the Duke Doing Good in the Neighborhood fundraising blitz collects donations from Duke employees to support organizations working to improve the quality of life in the Triangle. This fall, 1,973 employees raised $265,727, and, counting pledges, expect to raise $644,558 by July 2019. Employees choose from seven…

New Emergency Response Fund

September 17, 2018

Our thoughts are with our neighbors across North Carolina as we begin to see the extent of the damage from Hurricane Florence. In 2016, we responded in the wake of Hurricane Matthew and collectively raised $51,000 through Duke Doing Good in the Neighborhood. We are again in a position to help our fellow North Carolinians.…

2017-18 Campaign Results

July 23, 2018

As the 2017-18 campaign comes to a close, we’d like to recognize the efforts of all 2,021 Duke colleagues that donated to Doing Good in the Neighborhood. The campaign raised a total of $629,384 this year, all of which will go directly to local schools, non-profits, and neighborhoods. To read stories about the work these…