Stories From 2002

Dec 31, 2002

Notices for 12-31-02

  • The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will host its national training conference for (WIB)labor representatives March 3-5, 2003 at the Hilton Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. For registration information, call 202-974-8119 or visit the website.
  • UNC at Chapel Hill presents its 25th annual Minority Health Conference February 28, 2003 at the William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. For more information, visit the web site or call 919-966-4032.

Dec 31, 2002

Nonprofitxpress roundup – Big gifts continue

Dec 30, 2002

Know-how emerges as asset

By Todd Cohen

A small but growing number of foundations and nonprofits are trying to figure out how to make better use of what they know.

Faced with increasingly complex social problems and a decline in traditional sources of support, philanthropies and charities are looking for ways to collect, sort, use and share knowledge – an emerging field known as “knowledge management.”

Dec 30, 2002

Arc on move

By Todd Cohen

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- The Arc of High Point, formed in 1954 to serve adults and children with developmental disabilities, mainly mental retardation, has a new president and is expanding its services, fine-tuning its message and gearing up its fundraising.

Dec 30, 2002

How are we doing? – Economy a priority

[Editor’s note: The N.C. Progress Board, a group created by state lawmakers to track trends in North Carolina and set goals for the state, issued its first report in December 2001.

Dec 24, 2002

Philanthropy Journal of North Carolina – Teamwork fits charities’ needs

By Todd Cohen

Philanthropy is not fair.

That sounds harsh, but charity can be more productive if it deals with the fact that people who control wealth can do what they like with it, and that charities are owed nothing.

The charitable world is no different from the for-profit world: It is a jungle in which the fit survive and the weak fail.

Dec 23, 2002

Warner suspends funding

By Todd Cohen

DURHAM, N.C. -- The $8.8 million-asset Warner Foundation in Durham is suspending its grantmaking for about six months to assess its first four years and map its future.

Dec 23, 2002

Nonprofitxpress roundup – Disgraced donors pose dilemma

Compiled by Donnie Stanley

Here are the latest nonprofit headlines:

Dec 23, 2002

Critters focus of sale

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Forsyth Humane Society in Winston-Salem is raising money through the sale of a calendar, created by volunteers, that features photos and stories of pets adopted through the group’s shelter.

Dec 23, 2002

Tech firms merge

By Todd Cohen

Consolidation continues among tech firms targeting nonprofits with two new mergers.

Capitol Advantage, an Internet-directory and email-advocacy firm in Fairfax, Va., has merged with VirtualSprockets, an Internet firm in Poolesville, Md.