Through a series of strategic investments in community organizations, programming and key Durham institutions such as schools, Duke has partnered to make an impact in Durham and the region.

By the Numbers


Direct Contributions

Duke contributed millions to community-based organizations, nonprofits and for affordable housing, education and health and for COVID-19 recovery.


Funds Raised

Duke raised more than $1 million through employee giving, corporate sponsorships and individual donors to contribute to community work.


Community Health Benefit

Duke University Health System provided millions in community benefit across North Carolina, including $181M in charity care for residents in our region.

Purposeful Partnerships

An aerial photo of Duke's West Campus

Doing Good Employee Giving Campaign

Contributions made in the areas of neighborhoods, health, education, youth empowerment and nonprofits $595,729 collected and distributed to local organizations and the United Way Doing…

“During this time of crisis, Duke’s support has exemplified their unwavering commitment to supporting our public school students.”

Magan Gonzales-Smith headshotMagan Gonzales-Smith, Durham Public Schools Foundation