Doing Good Illustration

Duke’s employee giving campaign for the community

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

Duke Doing Good lets Duke employees make a gift in a variety of ways, including payroll deduction, to one or multiple giving categories. A total of $549,873 was raised during the 2016-17 campaign and supported 56 organizations, 12 neighborhoods, 9 schools and 4 North Carolina counties.

Explore these pages to learn how our gifts make a positive impact in our community. Through Doing Good, we fund new nonprofit projects, kindergarten readiness programs, affordable housing for local residents, and more.

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
6 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 six 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.

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News & Updates
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Nonprofits, Apply for a Community Care Fund Grant

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Duke Fuqua: A Culture of Giving

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