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Notices for 12-14-01

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  • 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. The Elkin Advisory Committee of The Winston-Salem Foundation awards grants annually from three Foundation funds that were established by Tri-County area citizens: The Richard T. Chatham Fund, The Lucy Hanes Chatham Fund, and The Elkin Community Fund. For more information, call 336-725-2382 or visit the website.
  • Uvonda Jones has recently been named the new director of the youth philanthropy project jointly sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and the United Way of Greater Greensboro.
  • The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro recently received the 2001 Outstanding Foundation of the Year award from the North Carolina-Triad Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
  • The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced that $42,000 from its Future Fund will be used in community grants for downtown revitalization.
  • The United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. recently completed its annual campaign drive and exceeded their goal for 2001. The initial goal was $37,110,000 and they raised $37,112,999.
  • The Foundation for the Carolinas has moved to their new home in the Luski Gorelick Center for Philanthropy in Charlotte’s Center City on Friday, November 2, 2001, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Craig Chancellor has been named as the Triangle United Way’s new President. Prior to this, Chancellor served as President of the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area for eight years. He will assume his new office in mid-January.
  • The North Carolina Conservation Network (NC ConNet) recently launched a new website on November 28, 2001 to provide information to concerned citizens about environmental issues concerning North Carolina.
  • Independent Sector is now accepting nominations its 2002 John W. Gardner Leadership Award and the Leadership IS Award. The deadline for nominations for both awards is January 31, 2002. The John W. Gardner Leadership Award honors outstanding Americans who exemplify the leadership and ideals of John W. Gardner, Founding Chairperson and Chairperson Emeritus of INDEPENDENT SECTOR. Anyone may nominate an organization to receive the Leadership IS Award by submitting a nomination form, available on the website,or sending a brief letter of nomination via email to LeadershipISAward@IndependentSector.org. The award recipient will receive $10,000 and an award statuette at the 2002 INDEPENDENT SECTOR Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, October 27–29, 2002 For further information, contact Teresa Aspinwall Conners at 202-467-6100.
  • The Triangle United Way of Morrisville, North Carolina recently completed its 2001 campaign, with a total of $26,170,154 raised.
  • Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg has recently named Martil Cosper as Assistant Program Director. Cosper’s prior experience was most recently with Communities In Schools of Detroit as an Associate Director.

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