Gates County Community Partnership recently received a $5,000 grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to support youth enrichment initiatives in Gates County.

“We would like to thank the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for Investing in youth development in Gates County, as it is not only an investment in the future but it creates a brighter present,” stated Sandra Jordan Branch, Director, Gates County Community Partnership. “Empowering young minds and providing them with opportunities and mentorship enables them to reach their full potential and become the change-makers our world needs.”

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund serves and strengthens society by nurturing a diverse group of leaders in biomedical sciences to improve human health through education and powering discovery in frontiers of greatest need.

More information on the Burroughs Wellcome Fund can be found at: