The Duke Endowment, Charlotte, NC, awarded $150,000 to the Thompson Children’s Home, Charlotte, NC, for staff training and development.
First Union National Bank, Charlotte, NC, pledged to invest $1 billion in loans and grants to North Carolina’s low-income communities. Monies will fund small business development and home mortgage lending.
Special Olympics of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, will hold the 2000 SONC Basketball Tournament in Greensboro, NC, March 3-5. Call 800-843-6276 for volunteer information.
The Support Center for Nonprofit Management, New York, will sponsor a “Thriving as a New Executive Director” workshop, February, 10. Call 212-924-6744 for information.
Center for Nonprofit Management, Nashville, TN, will hold a communications workshop for volunteers in nonprofit organizations, February 10. Call 615-259-0100.
Center for Nonprofit Management, Dallas, TX, will sponsor a workshop, “Public Relations Basics”, February 16. Call 214-826-3470.
Business Volunteers Unlimited, Cleveland, OH, will sponsor a nonprofit financial management workshop, February 11. Call 216-736-7711.
Blackbaud, Charleston, SC, will sponsor a workshop on their new fundraising software, Raiser’s Edge 7, February 9, at the Charlotte Hilton, Charlotte, NC. Call 800-443-9441.
Access, Atlanta, GA, will hold “Nonprofit Career Fair and Exposition” in Atlanta, February 15. Call 800-417-6351.
The Support Center of Chicago, IL, will sponsor a workshop, “Introduction to Microsoft Word for Windows”, February 10. Call 773-539-4741.
The Nonprofit Development Center, San Jose, CA, will sponsor a workshop, “Understanding Your Board’s Life Cycle”, February 8. Call 408-248-9505.
The Tillery Learn and Serve Project, an initiative of the East Carolina University Med School, Greenville, NC, was awarded President Clinton’s Points of Light award for providing free health care to the impoverished of eastern North Carolina.
Our Friends’ Place, Dallas, TX, received President Clinton’s Points of Light award for its programs devoted to drug rehabilitation and therapy of young girls in need.
G’Anne Sparks, Hendersonville, NC, received President Clinton’s Points of Light award for her work to increase literacy among adults in western North Carolina. Ms. Sparks volunteers with the Blue Ridge Literacy Council, Hendersonville.
Tom Karlya, former senior development director, Caron Foundation, Wernersville, PA, named senior development director, Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Hollywood, FL.
Matthew Howe, former executive coordinator at MaineShare, Augusta, ME, named executive director, National Alliance for Choice in Giving, Portland, ME.
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Winston-Salem, NC, announced the retirement of Thomas W. Lambeth, executive director, effective July 1.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, San Antonio, Texas, presented its Outstanding Private Sector Partner Award to Coca-Cola, Atlanta, GA, for its support of higher education for Hispanic students.
The Attic, Philadelphia, PA, received the Philadelphia Foundation’s Alfred H. Williams Award for Organizational Excellence.
North Carolina Dance Theatre, Charlotte, NC, extended the appointment of interim executive director, Carl Powell. Powell’s appointment has been extended for an addition twelve to eighteen months.