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- 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.
- The Office of the Governor in Raleigh, North Carolina has awarded $6.5 million in grants that will allow more than 800 four-year-olds to attend preschool. The grants will allow programs to be started at 74 sites in 18 counties. Applications for the next round of grants will be accepted through Jan. 25. For more information, visit the website. Easley has touted More at Four since his campaign as a way to reduce the estimated 40,000 four-year-olds in the state considered at risk of failing later in school.
- North Carolina Center for Nonprofits is now accepting applications for its 2002 Nonprofit Sector Stewards Awards that will be presented at the Center’s conference in September 2002. We are now accepting nominations from nonprofits throughout North Carolina to be reviewed by the Awards committee made up of the Center’s Board of Directors. The organizations chosen will receive recognition in the media, with their elected officials, and with other nonprofits across the state; $500 for board and staff development; and an original plaque by artist Galia Goodman as a daily reminder of this special honor. Nominations must be postmarked by Friday, February 8, 2002. If you have any questions, please contact Trisha Lester at 919-790-1555, ext. 104, fax 919-790-5307, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.