Through service and volunteerism, research, and institutional and employee giving, Duke makes a large collective impact in Durham and the region.

By the Numbers


Contributions Disbursed

Grants, sponsorships and COVID-19 relief funding shared with community


Community Benefit

Duke Health contributed to healthcare and well-being in our communities


Employee Giving Funds Raised

Employees contributed to six categories of giving to support neighbors in Durham and the region


Duke-Durham Day Honors Community

Community heroes are honored at Duke’s community day football game where residents receive discounted tickets and concessions.

“Ensuring availability of seamless, approachable, culturally-responsive substance use services is now more important than ever.”

Luke Smith, Executive Director, El Futuro