Notices for 12-31-01
- Foundation for the Carolinas recently awarded $454,510 in grants from its Building Bridges, Impact Fund and Seed Grants programs. $272,850 was awarded to three new and two renewing nonprofit organizations. Some of those included El Centro Hispano, International House, Exodus Homes, and Mint Museum of Art
- Greater Greensboro Community Foundation will hold a Grantseeker Orientation Workshop January 15, 2002. Attendance for the event is not mandatory, but strongly encouraged to help those applying to the Foundation for grants.
Charity roundup – 9/11 gifts in limbo – Harvard fund in red
In the year-end headlines:
* Americans donated $1.4 billion to 240 charities providing Sept. 11 relief, with 60 percent of adults contributing in just 10 weeks, including nearly half of everyone earning less than $15,000 a year, Newsweek reported Dec. 17. But those charities have handed out only $324 million, or less than one-fourth of the total.
Notices for 12-21-01
- The New England Association of Healthcare Philanthropy will hold their 2002 educational conference April 7-9, 2002 at the Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine. For more information, call 207-871-6111
- Legal Services of NC recently received a $70,000 grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to support the Battered Immigrant Project, a project enabling representation for battered immigrants in North Carolina. For more information, call LSNC at 919-856-2132 or visit our website.
Notices for 12-20-01
- San Jose Repertory Theatre presents the funniest show ever written-live on stage this holiday season! A Flea in Her Ear-a classic bedroom farce by Feydeau runs until January 6, 2002. It's funny, it's fast and it's French! For more information, call Sandra at 408-367-7262
Housing boom – New development chief
By Todd Cohen
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Habitat for Humanity of Wake County has named a director of marketing and development, and is stepping up its fundraising and sponsor recruitment.
Charity roundup – Surveys on pay – California giving
Here’s our weekly roundup of nonprofit news:
Notices for 12-17-01
- Blackbaud will feature a symposium on philanthropy April 28-30, 2002, at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco on Union Square in San Francisco, California. This will be a new venue on the West Coast for nonprofit professionals. The theme is "Building Community with Technology," and sessions will focus on fundraising and financial management, with specific topics on The Raiser's Edge and The Financial. For more information or to register, visit their website.
Drive falls short – Final push not enough
By Todd Cohen
A four-week overtime plus assists from six foundations, a TV station, an artist and a UNCG concert helped boost the annual campaign of the United Way of Greater Greensboro, although it still does not expect to meet its annual goal of $15.15 million.
Growth recipe – Investing in charities
By Todd Cohen
Two years ago, Boston-based Jumpstart -- which matches college students with at-risk preschoolers -- was venturing into one or two new cities a year.
This year, it has expanded into 10 new cities.
Notices for 12-14-01
- Foundation For The Carolinas has awarded $404,510 in grants from its Building Bridges and Seed Grants programs to various organzations including Community Works and El Centro Hispano
- The Winston-Salem Foundation recently awarded $43,617 in grants to seven nonprofit organizations in the tri-county area of North Carolina. The grants were awarded to organizations that help support the residents of the Elkin area.