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State of the South 2014
Economic Security Spotlight
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Education Spotlight
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What does MDC stand for?

Focus on Research

Right from the Start

An Institutional Perspective on Developmental Education Reform

 

NEW FROM MDC

 

 

The Working Families Success Strategy College Implementation Guide
 

The Only Way Out is Up

MDC's 20-Year Partnership to Rebuild the Economy of Danville, Va. 

 

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 for the Next Generation

 

 

 

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The North Star: MDC's Blog

10.19.2014 by Alyson Zandt
Tomorrow, MDC releases the latest in the State of the South series, “Building an Infrastructure of Opportunity for the Next Generation.” This is a... 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