TMC Giving Back
Grant Recipients

These organizations have received grant money through TMC’s Giving Back philanthropic program. Some have been one-time recipients and some have received multiple donations. We continue to seek qualified programs to consider for the Giving Back outreach program.

  • The Joshua Project: With longstanding ties to TMC this program is dedicated to providing rites-of-passage experiences for young men moving into manhood, exploring the meaning of mature masculinity with men and boys, and providing a vehicle to encourage adult-youth mentoring relationships. (Charlotte)
  • D-A-S-H- Progam with Life Connections: Provides mentoring, counseling, family strengthening and other services for youth referred from  juvenile court, judges, DSS, mental health services, schools, and other agencies . (Charlotte)
  • Alternatives to Violence Project: This is a movement of creative conflict resolution built on affirmation, respect for all, community, cooperation and trust. AVP/USA is an association of community, school and prison­based groups offering experiential workshops in personal growth, community development and creative conflict management. Founded in prison and developed from the real life experiences of prisoners, AVP encourages every person’s innate power to positively transform first themselves and then the world we live in. (Raleigh)
  • Straight Talk: This is a project to help incarcerated individuals and their families reintegrate previously incarcerated individuals into the community. (Durham) 
  • Jericho House: A halfway house for homeless men getting out of prison. It can accommodate six residents and is full 80% of the time. Room, board, and transportation are provided. The length of stay is seven months. (Greensboro) 
  • Strong Fathers: This 20 week program is designed to educate young fathers who have had life experiences that left them without the skills and knowledge to be a good father and to give them an opportunity to gain them. (Durham) 
  • Journeymen: This organization provides a Rites of Passage Adventure Weekend and an ongoing group mentoring program for adolescent males (ages 12-17) during their transformation to becoming men of integrity. (Asheville and Triangle)
  • Community Culinary School of Charlotte: Provides workforce training for at risk populations affected by homelessness, incarceration, and addiction. (Charlotte)