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- The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Charlotte office is sponsoring a Fundraising Day in Charlotte on February 12, 2001, from 8am to 4pm at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information about the conference, please call Alecia at 704-374-1565.
- The Triangle United Way, with the continued efforts from approximately 100 prominent members of the African-American business community, will support the African-American Leadership Initiative, named the William and Josephine Clement Society, which kicked off its annual fundraiser on October 17, 2001, at the Duke Medical Center’s Atrium. For more information on the initiative, call 919-463-5024
- The 2001 US Women’s Open Steering committee announced on October 17, 2001, that it would award mini grants, through the newly created Women’s Wellness Fund, to small nonprofit organizations within North Carolina that help to support women’s health and well-being. For more information regarding applications and guidelines, please visit our website. The deadline to submit a grant proposal is November 1, 2001. Winners will be notified within 60 days.
- The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced that it awarded more than 30 scholarships to students locally and nationally. For more information about the awards or to establish a scholarship fund, contact Michiko Stavert at 336-379-9100.
- The Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center, along with MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM, announced a fundraising partnership with The Streets at Southpoint, a 1.3 million square-foot destination that will open in Durham, North Carolina on March 8, 2002. Duke Children’s Hospital, with MIX, will help to complete the Children’s Tile Wall project at the The Streets at Southpoint.
- Friends of AnimalKind launched their 2001 Holiday Card Season on October 12, 2001. The holiday card fundraiser is the largest fundraiser for the program. All proceeds support AnimalKind and its efforts to increase general public education awareness about spaying and neutering animals. For more information or to purchase cards online, please visit our website.
- The Durham’s Partnership for Children, along with the Child Care Services Association and the Orange County Partnership for Young Children, received one of 26 federal grants to improve early literacy and school readiness programs in Durham and Orange County. For more information, please call 919-403-6960.
- The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro recently allocated $50,000 for the beginning of a new Nonprofit Endowment Challenge. Five nonprofits received a $10,000 grant in matching funds after they raised $20,000 for an endowment. Only those nonprofits that resided in Guilford, Alamance, Randolph, and Rockingham counties with existing endowments of $100,000 or less could apply. Those selected to receive the matching funds were Court Watch of North Carolina, Greensboro Beautiful, Greensboro Children’s Museum, Center Against Violence and Leadership Greensboro.