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Caulkins leaving Novant Health Foundation post

Anne Caulkins, who has led the Novant Health Foundation since 2019, is stepping down, she said in a social media post.

Caulkins took the post after working as president and publisher of the Charlotte Observer for 12 years. “We’re of course grateful for Ann’s service over the last five years but don’t have additional updates to share,” Novant Health said in an emailed statement.

“It has been an incredible honor to engage and connect philanthropic partners to the transformative programs and initiatives at Novant Health that save and enhance the lives of the communities we serve,” Caulkins said in a Linkedin post.

“The Novant Health Foundation team members will continue to soar, achieving remarkable milestones. Each member is passionately dedicated to uplifting others and improving lives, working tirelessly to ensure this mission is realized,” she added.

Caulkins said she plans to tackle “many exciting items on my ‘fun to do’ list” and serve on nonprofit boards.

The foundation had assets of $89 million at the end of 2022, according to its most recent public tax filing. It received grants and contributions of $16.1 million in 2022, versus $10.2 million in 2021 and $6.6 million in 2020. It provided grants of $6.8 million in 2022 and $27.1 million in 2021.

Caulkins’ compensation was listed as more than $730,000 in 2022, according to the filing. Before leading the Observer, she had been publisher of The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, for four years.

Novant Health is North Carolina’s second-largest healthcare system behind Adovcate Health of Charlotte. It had revenue of $8.3 billion in 2023.

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