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What does MDC stand for?

Data Snapshot

$170 million

The value of Pell Grants not claimed by students attending North Carolina's postsecondary institutions.

About 40% 

of younger veterans (post-9/11) say they have little or no understanding of their benefits.

 

61%

of N.C. Federal EITC recipients used a paid preparer in 2010, resulting in more than 

$10.9M 

being diverted away from low-income families.

 

MDC Lecture Series

N.C. Fund 50th Anniversary

 

 

 

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The North Star: MDC's Blog

08.01.2014 by Shun Robertson, PhD
By now you have probably seen The New York Times income mobility map. It’s a powerful visual that provides a stark image of the economic immobility... read more

Charting new pathways since 1967

1967

MDC was founded as a legacy of the North Carolina Fund

1986

Publication of Shadows in the Sunbelt refocuses MDC's work on sustainable economic development in the South

1990

Creation of Foundation for the Mid South addresses the causes of poverty through long-term philanthropic investment

2000

Publication of first chapter of State of the South, addressing the impact of globalization on the region