About the Foundation
The Weaver Foundation was founded by W. Herman Weaver and H. Michael Weaver with the intention of supporting activities and causes that benefit the Greater Greensboro area. Since its establishment in 1967, the Directors have been interested in supporting community improvement, environmental activities, educational development, helping the disadvantaged and advancing human and civil rights, racial tolerance, and diversity.
Mission & Goals
The mission of the Weaver Foundation is to help the Greater Greensboro community enhance and improve the quality of life and the economic environment for its citizens while developing a sense of philanthropy, civic education and commitment in current and future generations of the founders' families.
Focus areas include:
- support for education
- programs for children and youth
- protection of the environment
- efforts to reduce poverty and improve the lives of the disadvantaged and the needy
- advancement of human and civil rights, racial tolerance, and diversity
- enhancement of parks, recreation, and the quality of life
- economic development
For the current period, the Board of Directors has set program goals in the following areas:
- develop program thrusts in leadership development and community planning/visioning in the greater Greensboro area
- seek ways to support the arrival and inclusion of new citizens and populations in our community