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Duke’s employee giving campaign for the community

Duke employee contributions and volunteer efforts support affordable housing for local residents, disaster relief work, community health clinics, early childhood learning, and more.  During the 2018-19 campaign, employees raised a total of $656,000 for local nonprofits, schools and neighborhoods. Explore this website to learn how employees’ gifts and volunteer work make a positive impact in our community.

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

By the Numbers: Contributions, Support, Progress
Employee Participation
Amount Raised FY 2018-19
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.

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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.

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News & Updates
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2018-19 Doing Good in the Neighborhood Campaign Totals

July 17, 2019

As the 2018-19 campaign comes to a close, we’d like to recognize the efforts of all 2,726 Duke colleagues who donated to Doing Good in the Neighborhood employee giving campaign. The campaign raised a total of $656,000 this year, all of which will go directly to local schools, non-profits, and neighborhoods. To read stories about…

2019-2020 Community Care Grant Applications

July 2, 2019

Duke University’s Office of Durham and Community Affairs is now accepting applications for its 2019-2020 Community Care Fund grant program. The competitive grants are formed from Duke employee donations to Duke’s annual Doing Good in the Neighborhood giving campaign. The grant program supports projects that help address significant community needs. We are accepting applications July…

Addressing food inequity and building strong communities can start at your local farmers’ market

January 30, 2019

  Farmer Foodshare and Duke University have an ever-growing relationship. With help from employee donations to Duke’s Community Care Fund, Farmer Foodshare is able to help community members gain access to healthy, nutritious food. Farmer Foodshare is not your typical nonprofit. It is considered an engine of social innovation, working to remove barriers that prevent…