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State of the South 2014
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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.

 

State of the South 2014

 

Building an Infrastructure of Opportunity

 

 

 

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The North Star: MDC's Blog

12.17.2014 by Dan Broun
The students at Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC) who visit Armando Villalpando have been through a lot more than your average 18 year-olds. Young... 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